Norfolk Southern names seven to new management responsibilities

       Norfolk Southern names seven to new management responsibilities

PR Newswire

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 23, 2013

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC)CEO
Wick Moorman today announced the appointment of seven executives to new
management responsibilities:

Clyde H. "Jake" Allison Jr., currently vice president and controller, will
become vice president audit and compliance in Norfolk.

Fredric M. Ehlers, currently vice president network and service management,
will become vice president information technology in Atlanta.

Jerry W. Hall, currently vice president intermodal operations, will become
vice president network and service management in Atlanta.

Thomas E. Hurlbut, currently vice president audit and compliance, will become
vice president and controller in Norfolk.

Denise W. Hutson, currently assistant corporate secretary, will become
corporate secretary with headquarters in Norfolk.

Alan H. Shaw, currently group vice president chemicals, will become vice
president intermodal operations in Norfolk.

Thomas G. Werner, currently vice president information technology, will become
vice president and treasurer with headquarters in Norfolk.

All of the appointments are effective Nov. 1, with the exception of an Oct. 1
effective date for Hutson.

Allison joined NS in 1993 as manager internal audit and subsequently served as
assistant vice president strategic sourcing, assistant vice president
accounting operations, and assistant vice president corporate accounting. In
2009, he was named vice president and controller. Allison holds a degree from
Virginia Tech and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Ehlers joined Norfolk Southern in 1985 as a management trainee. He served in a
number of transportation positions before being named assistant vice president
executive in 2004 and vice president customer service in 2007. Ehlers earned
degrees from Michigan State University and Queens College.

Hall joined Norfolk Southern in 1986 as a management trainee and has held
positions of increasing responsibility in the transportation department. He
was named general manager of the company's northern region in 2009 and vice
president intermodal operations in 2013. Hall earned a degree from the
University of Alabama.

Hurlbut joined Norfolk Southern in 1992 and has held positions of increasing
responsibility in the company's accounting department. He was named assistant
vice president internal audit in 2008 and vice president audit and compliance
in 2010. He holds a degree from Washington & Lee University and is a Certified
Public Accountant.

Hutson began her career with Norfolk Southern in 1994 and since 2000 has
served in the Corporate Secretary's department, most recently as assistant
corporate secretary. She is a graduate of St. Leo University.

Hutson succeeds Howard D. McFadden, who is joining NS' real estate department
in Atlanta as a general attorney.

Shaw joined NS in 1994 and has held positions in the finance and marketing
departments. He was named group vice president coal marketing in 2008 and
group vice president chemicals in 2009. He holds degrees from Virginia Tech.

Werner joined NS in 1999 and has held positions of increasing responsibility
in the information technology department and was named vice president
information technology in 2007. He holds degrees from Princeton University and
the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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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