Tom Greene on Jan. 1 took over leadership of Paducah, Ky.-based P&L Transportation, Inc. (P&L), following the retirements of Board Chair Tony Reck and President and CEO Tom Garrett.
The P&L Board of Directors elected Tom Greene to serve as Chairman, President and CEO of the company, whose subsidiaries include Paducah & Louisville, Evansville Western, Appalachian & Ohio and Midway Southern. He was previously P&L’s Executive Vice President-Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Greene joined Paducah & Louisville in 1995 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, after holding numerous positions at CSX and its predecessor companies.
Following 53 years of railroad industry service, Tony Reck has retired as P&L Board Chair. He began his career as a brakeman at the Illinois Central Railroad, and moved into the railroad’s Marketing department upon graduating from college. In 1986, Reck joined the first management team of Paducah & Louisville as Vice President of Marketing and Sales. He was elected President and CEO in 1988.
Tom Garrett has retired from P&L as President and CEO. His railroad career started in 1987 as Paducah & Louisville’s General Counsel. Garrett was named P&L President in 2010 and added CEO to his title in 2022.
P&L also appointed Tim Wyatt as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and Jennifer Hrdlicka as Vice President-Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, effective Jan. 1.