Thursday, November 02, 2017

Walters new chairman of NCRR board

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Michael Walters Michael Walters

Michael Walters has been elected chairman of the North Carolina Railroad Company's (NCRR) Board of Directors during the panel’s September meeting.

Walters succeeds Franklin Rouse, who has served as chairman since 2014 and will remain on the board.

"I'm honored to serve as chairman of the North Carolina Railroad Company's Board of Directors," said Walters. "I'm excited to work with my fellow directors, NCRR President Scott Saylor and the staff of this historic company, as we manage the North Carolina Railroad, make strategic investments in freight rail infrastructure and spur job growth for our state."

Walters has served on the NCRR Board of Directors since 2015 and was chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee from 2015-17. In addition to his service on the NCRR Board, Walters is a member of the board of directors of the Forestry Mutual Insurance Company, and the North Carolina Forestry Association. He served three terms in the North Carolina Senate.


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