Latest Rail Industry News
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has named Mario Péloquin chief operating officer, responsible for day-to-day coordination of operations.
Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) has named Julia Gonzalez communications and marketing manager, responsible for overseeing communications, public outreach programs, marketing, and media relations.
Trinity Industries, Inc. has named Gregg B. Mitchell chief commercial officer of TrinityRail, responsible for TrinityRail’s commercial efforts, including new customer service solutions and product development. Mitchell currently serves as chairman of Trinity Highway Products and Trinity Logistics Group.
The Timken Company has appointed Hansal N. Patel vice president, general counsel and secretary. Patel has also been elected an officer of the company, becoming the seventh officer on Timken’s leadership team.
GATX Corporation has appointed Shari Hellerman director investor relations, responsible for all aspects of GATX’s shareholder communications. She succeeds Jennifer M. McManus, who was recently appointed senior vice president, controller and chief account officer.
Kansas City Southern (KCS) has promoted Rodrigo Flores from assistant vice president to vice president sales and marketing automotive, responsible for the automotive business unit in the United States and coordinating closely with the sales and marketing team at Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM). He succeeds Kelley Anderson, who has retired.
GATX Corporation Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer William M. Muckian has elected to retire, effective December 31, 2019. Senior Director, Investor Relations and Accounting Research, Policy and Planning Jennifer M.