Norfolk Southern

People News: CN, NS, Bluejay Capital, STV

The CN Board of Directors appointed Roberta Louise Jamieson and Murray Sinclair as Co-Chairs of the Indigenous Advisory Council (IAC); Norfolk Southern (NS) elevated Frank Voyack to Vice President of Government Relations, succeeding Marque Ledoux; Bluejay Capital Partners hired Pierre-Luc Mathieu as Managing Partner; and STV promoted Paul Menaker to Vice President.

Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl

Cowen Surveys Find ‘Encouraging’ Shipper Business Outlook

Two first-quarter 2021 surveys of rail shippers on pricing and business outlook as well as equipment needs conducted by Cowen and Company analysts Jason Seidl (Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor), Matt Elkott and Elliot Alper indicate that, compared with the previous quarter, Class I railroad customers are anticipating somewhat higher rate increases, and a slight decline in new railcar demand.