UP’s Knight “Best CFO” six years’ running

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
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Rob Knight

Institutional Investor, a publication covering the financial services industry since the 1980s, has named Union Pacific Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Rob Knight “Best CFO” for the sixth consecutive year in its 2019 All-America Executive Team list of airfreight and surface transportation companies.

Knight topped Institutional Investor’s Best CFO list in the buy-side category of combined airfreight and surface transportation sector. Other CFOs recognized include Old Dominion Freight Line’s Adam Satterfield and J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ David Mee. Rankings are determined by Institutional Investor’s annual survey of the country’s top analysts and portfolio managers.

Knight is responsible for Union Pacific Railroad and Union Pacific Corp.n financial activities. He is a member of the Grupo Ferroviario Mexicano and TTX Company boards of directors. He began his career with UP in 1980 and has held various positions including Vice President and General Manager of the Energy and Automotive groups, and Senior Vice President Finance.

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