Jerry Hall to head Norfolk Southern intermodal operations; Bob Huffman retires
NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 23, 2013
NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Jerry W. Hall has been named vice
president intermodal operations to succeed Robert E. Huffman, who is retiring
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Hall, a civil engineering graduate of the University of Alabama, joined
Norfolk Southern as a management trainee in Hattiesburg, Miss., and progressed
through numerous positions in Norfolk Southern's transportation department,
including superintendent of the Dearborn, Harrisburg, and Lake divisions,
until his appointment as general manager of the Northern Region in 2009. He
will be headquartered in Norfolk and will report to Donald W. Seale, executive
vice president and chief marketing officer.
Huffman is a veteran of 40 years with the railroad industry, having joined
Penn Central as a block operator in 1972. He joined Conrail as assistant
trainmaster in 1975 and served in positions of increasing responsibility in
the operations department and joined Norfolk Southern in 1998 as senior
assistant vice president intermodal operations, becoming vice president
intermodal operations in 1999.
"Bob brought a wealth of experience and a lot of great ideas to our intermodal
operations," said Seale. "His contributions will be missed, and we wish him
the best in his retirement.
"I have every confidence Jerry will make good use of his experience and
qualifications to foster continued innovation and efficiency for our
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier
transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary
operates approximately 20,000 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.
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