Le Lézard
Classified in: Transportation
Subject: PER

Norfolk Southern names Ehlers chief information officer



NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Fredric M. Ehlers as chief information officer, effective immediately.

Fred Ehlers, chief information officer

In this new role, Ehlers, a 32-year railroad veteran, will continue serving as vice president information technology, a position he has held since 2013. Ehlers, based in Atlanta, also will continue reporting to Cynthia C. Earhart, executive vice president finance and chief financial officer, who previously served as CIO.

"Fred has a strong track record of leadership, performance, and strategic thinking," said Earhart. "He has been at the forefront of ongoing efforts to expand and enhance the company's technology and digital capabilities, ranging from computer-based systems that optimize train operations to e-commerce tools that streamline customer interactions. Fred's background and experience will be invaluable in his role as CIO as we continue to advance our use of technology to boost operating efficiencies, lower costs, and improve corporate performance."

Ehlers joined Norfolk Southern in 1985 as a management trainee. He served in a number of transportation positions before being named assistant vice president in the executive office of the chairman in 2004. Since then, Ehlers has moved into positions of increasing responsibility, serving as vice president customer service and vice president network and service management before being named vice president information technology. Ehlers earned an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and an MBA from Queens College, Charlotte, N.C.

About Norfolk Southern
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

SOURCE Norfolk Southern Corporation


These press releases may also interest you

at 13:30
A clean Victoria harbour is an area enjoyed by residents and tourists for generations. It is also essential for the survival of local marine wildlife, as it is an important feeding ground and source of food. Today, Transport Canada awarded...

at 13:30
Canada's coasts and waterways are an important part of Canadian identity. Our coasts enable the export of our goods overseas and the import of foreign goods into Canada. They are home to Canadian fisheries, attract tourism, and support coastal...

at 11:30
Joyce Murray, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will make an announcement on the remediation of the Laurel Point Park...

at 10:00
Compare-autoinsurance.org has released a new blog post that explains how drivers can get the best car insurance quotes online and save auto insurance money.  Comparison shopping has become a necessity, considering the vast number of insurance...

at 09:00
Cheapquotesautoinsurance.com has released a new blog post that presents the main reasons why a person would consider changing their current car insurance provider. We expect to establish a long-term professional relationship with a car insurance...

at 08:00
Compare-autoinsurance.org has released a new blog post where it presents the top influential factors for car insurance and ways to lower the premiums. Car insurance premiums are determined after analyzing multiple factors. Each company develops a...




News published on 3 october 2017 at 16:35 and distributed by: