Glenn joins Wells Fargo Rail as CCO

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
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William Glenn, a 14-year rail industry veteran, has joined railcar and locomotive leasing company Wells Fargo Rail as Chief Commercial Officer. Glenn will be responsible for leading sales, structured sales, customer service and business intelligence. Based in Rosemont, Ill., he will report to Wells Fargo Rail President Barbara Wilson.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo Rail, Glenn spent 14 years at The Greenbrier Companies, most recently as Chief Commercial Officer, where he was responsible for sales, marketing and customer support. In addition, Glenn served as president of Greenbrier Europe. Before joining Greenbrier, he held a number of leadership positions at Louisiana Pacific Corp.

“I have known William as a competitor and business partner for many years,” said Wilson. “He is a proven leader with the diverse set of skills necessary to lead our commercial group. I’m confident that he will help advance our position as an industry leader and continue to improve efficiencies while providing the best possible service to our customers.”

Serving customers in North America, Wells Fargo Rail, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company, describes itself as “offering a variety of customized finance and operating lease structures, as well as marketing and transportation management services with a wide selection of box cars, covered hoppers, gondolas, open-top hoppers, flat cars, tank cars, intermodal equipment and locomotives. With a fleet size of over 174,000 railcars diversified across 22 commodity groups and a locomotive fleet of 1,800 consisting of switchers, and 4 and 6 axle units, Wells Fargo Rail offers its customers a large asset base supported by a team of experienced professionals familiar with all types of rail equipment.”