Thursday, January 07, 2010

Key new role for Mike McMahon at FreightCar America

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FreightCar America has appointed Michael D. MacMahon vice president, business development and strategy, succeeding Charles Magolske, who left the position in December. An announcement Wednesday said MacMahon "will serve as a key member of FreightCar America’s leadership team and continue to be based at the company’s Johnstown, Pa., location."

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MacMahon, 43, joined FreightCar America, Inc. in 2005 as a controller in the company’s finance organization. Most recently, he served as vice president of marketing and international sales.

Ed Whalen, president and CEO, commented, “We are extremely pleased to have Mike accept the challenge to help guide FreightCar America’s long-term strategy. He has an established track record of making significant contributions to our company, and I am confident he will continue to do so in his new role.”