Posts Tagged ‘railroad managers’

INRD Announces Management Changes

September 3, 2022

The Indiana Rail Road said this week it has made changes in its management team.

Dan Corcoran has been promoted to director of intermodal operations. He has been with INRD since 2018 and has served as manager of business development.

Bernie Guerrettaz, currently the short line railroad’s general manager of maintenance-of-way services, has been named director of bridges and real estate. He will oversee the conveyance of property or rights to access property to control risk and liabilities, as well as the building, maintenance and repair of bridges. Guerrettaz joined INRD in 2014.

Doug Guyer has been given additional duties as supervisor of maintenance-of-way services. He joined INRD as a bridge helper in 2009 and was promoted to foreman in 2011, followed by supervisor in 2016.

G&W Names Miller President, North America

October 4, 2018

Michael Miller has been appointed president, North America, at Genesee & Wyoming.

He has been G&W’s chief commercial officer of North America since 2010.

As president, Miller will oversee G&W’s seven North American operating regions.

Replacing Miller as CCO of North America will be Mike Peters, who had been senior vice president of industrial development and real estate since joining G&W in 2012.

Peters is currently the head of G&W’s corporate commercial, industrial development, real estate, fleet management and commercial support teams.

In another management appointment, G&W said David Brown will continue as chief operating officer with responsibility for the safety, mechanical, engineering, dispatch, service design and customer service departments in the United States, as well as operating oversight of G&W’s international operations in the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and Canada.

Ex-CSX VP Lands Job at Union Pacific

January 29, 2018

A former CSX high-ranking executive who was forced out of her job as vice president and chief operations officer had handed a VP job with Union Pacific.


Cindy Sanborn, the first woman to hold a senior operating executive role at a Class I railroad,  was among three CSX executives who left the carrier last November during a management shakeup instituted by then-CEO E. Hunter Harrison.

Sanborn will become regional vice president transportation-western region at UP on Feb. 16.

She will replace the retiring Richard Castagna and lead rail operations in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico from a base in Roseville, California.

Sanborn had held various management positions during her 30 years at CSX.