Friday, June 27, 2014

KCS names Jarboe Vice President Mechanical Operations

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Kansas City Southern has named Gary W. Jarboe Vice President Mechanical Operations for Kansas City Southern Railway (KCSR), closely coordinating with the leadership of Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM). Jarboe, based in Kansas City, reports to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dave R. Ebbrecht.

Jarboe has more than 40 years of transportation experience. Most recently, he was Director Commercial Improvement for Bombardier Transportation. He has also held a variety of operations leadership positions with Southern California Regional Rail Authority, Amtrak, and CSX Transportation. He has also been a dealership business owner. Jarboe holds a bachelor of science in finance from the University of Louisville in Kentucky.

“We are excited to have Gary’s expertise to augment the mechanical team, especially as we continue to grow our asset base at record levels,” said Ebbrecht. “His leadership will be important as we expand operations in both the U.S. and Mexico.”

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