Wednesday, May 28, 2014

NS President Squires assumes expanded role

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Norfolk Southern Corp. Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, announced that President James A. Squires will assume additional responsibilities in line with the company's normal succession planning process.

Effective June 1, NS' marketing and operations divisions will report to Squires. Continuing as well to report to him are the corporation's administration, finance, law and corporate relations, and planning and information technology divisions.

"Since becoming president in 2013, Jim has provided a distinctive and forward-looking perspective for our most important activities and issues," Moorman said. "His work in the marketing and operations divisions will advance that leadership momentum."

Squires joined Norfolk Southern in 1992 and served in several law positions before being named vice president law in 2003, senior vice president law in 2004, senior vice president financial planning in 2006, executive vice president finance in 2007, and executive vice president administration in 2012. He holds degrees from Amherst College and the University of Chicago.

Jim Squires will deliver the keynote address at Railway Age's 21st Annual Passenger Trains on Freight Railroads Conference, Washington, D.C., Oct. 28-29, 2014. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

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