Thursday, January 12, 2017

Wester joins Gulf & Ohio Railways

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Gulf & Ohio Railways announced Jan. 11 that Michael Wester joined the company on Jan. 2, 2017.

Mr. Wester has dual roles as the Director of Purchasing and Logistics at Knoxville Locomotive Works, Inc. and the Vice President Strategic Planning for Gulf & Ohio Railways, Inc.

He was previously President of the RJ Corman Railroad Company overseeing the Short Lines, Switching Company, and Railpower Locomotives. He has also worked as a Division Superintendent with Norfolk Southern. He attended Harvard Business School and the University of Tennessee.

“Michael will be a great asset to our company, and we look forward to working with him. It’s a great way for the company to start the New Year,” says Todd Burchette, President of Gulf & Ohio Railways.