R.J. Corman Railroad Group has appointed Edward Quinn III as its new president and CEO. He will take over on Oct. 24.
Quinn is a 22-year veteran of the transportation and manufacturing industries. He served as the general manager of Corman’s material sales company and vice president of its derailment services Company. Quinn will replace interim president Fred Mudge.
“Speaking on behalf of the R.J. Corman Board of Directors and Trustees, we are delighted to welcome Mr. Quinn to serve as our President and CEO,” said Sandra Adams, a Corman board member, in a statement. “Having worked with Mr. Quinn previously, I am confident he is the right leader for our company moving forward. Ed has the intellect and integrity to lead our company as well as the passion for our employees and customers that is necessary for continued improvement.”
“I am honored to have the opportunity to continue Mr. Corman’s vision,” Quinn said in a statement. “The R.J. Corman family of companies is known for its exceptional customer focus and the diversity of services it provides. I am committed to upholding the company’s core values and working with our employees to achieve our growth initiatives.”
Corman railroad group has more than 1,600 employees in 24 states. It operates short lines, offers derailment cleanup services and builds or reconstructs track.