Author: Lance Fritz

Lance Fritz, Chairman, President and CEO, Union Pacific
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CEO PERSPECTIVE: Measuring Success by the Impact on the Many, Not the Few

As part of a special series in Railway Age’s April 2023 issue, 13 chief executives of leading North American companies answer the single-most critical question: What is the biggest challenge facing the North American rail industry? Lance Fritz of Union Pacific is the sixth to share his perspective.

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Railroads Are in the Spotlight of Economic Growth

As the world grapples with pandemic fallout, recessionary conditions, supply chain challenges and labor shortages, railroads remain a lynchpin for economic growth. For Union Pacific, that responsibility means safeguarding our employees, meeting customer commitments, responsibly supporting communities, and consistently delivering shareholder expectations.

Lance Fritz, Chairman, President and CEO, Union Pacific

CEO PERSPECTIVE: Solving Customer Problems at the Heart of Innovation

As part of a special series in Railway Age’s March 2022 issue, 11 North American railroad CEOs address what must be done to grow and gain market share from competing freight transportation modes. Here, Lance Fritz, Chairman, President and CEO of Union Pacific, shares his perspective in this 7th edition of the series.

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Union Pacific’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Journey is Never Ending

A year ago, a teenager named Darnella Frazier video recorded the murder of George Floyd, which ultimately led to the conviction of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin. While witnessing the traumatic and terrifying episode, Darnella stood her ground for justice. Her courage is helping drive profound change in this country, and is a stark reminder for all of us: See something, say something, do something, because it will make a difference.

CEO PERSPECTIVE: Smart Capital Investment Strategies

As part of a special series in Railway Age’s March 2021 issue, 11 North American railroad CEOs address the daunting challenges the freight rail industry faces as the 21st century enters its third decade—from operations and technology to marketing and growth. Here, Lance Fritz, Chairman, President and CEO of Union Pacific, discusses how the Class I railroad’s CAPEX strategy focuses not only on maintaining and improving our network, but also on expanding it.