Yvan Caffari is retiring from the R.J. Corman Railroad Group Board of Directors following 15 years of service.
Caffari joined the Board of Nicholasville, Ky.-based R.J. Corman Railroad Group in 2006. A railroad industry veteran, he began work for Swiss railroad maintenance equipment manufacturer MATISA in 1969. More recently, he was Vice President of Marketing, and upon retirement, he was named President of the MATISA Pension Fund, a role he held until May 2006. Caffari also served on the Executive Committee of Swissrail, including two years as President.
“We are extremely grateful for Mr. Caffari’s many years of service to the company,” R.J. Corman Railroad Group President and CEO Ed Quinn said. “R.J. Corman Railroad Group has grown significantly over the past 15 years, and part is due to Mr. Caffari’s vision and wisdom in helping steer the company into what it has become. Mr. Caffari is not only an esteemed and admired leader and seasoned veteran of the railroad industry but an integral part of R.J. Corman’s history. We wish him the best for this well-deserved retirement.”