OMAHA, NE – Jan. 7, 2019 – Union Pacific at present named Jim Vena chief working officer, efficient Jan. 14. He served as government vice chairman and chief working officer at Canadian Nationwide (CN) till retiring in June 2016 after a 40-year CN profession.
Vena, 60, will lead all points of Union Pacific’s operations, together with Unified Plan 2020 implementation, the corporate’s new working plan that launched in October 2018. He’ll report back to Lance Fritz, Union Pacific chairman, president and chief government officer.
“Unified Plan 2020 combines precision scheduled railroading rules with our personal UP Method instruments and finest practices,” Fritz stated. “We’ve got been making glorious strides rolling out Unified Plan 2020, and Jim’s huge information of the precision scheduled railroading mannequin brings important expertise and experience that may improve the work already underway.”
Throughout Vena’s tenure as government vice chairman and chief working officer, Canadian Nationwide generated the North American rail business’s finest working ratio and achieved the perfect security incident ratio within the firm’s historical past. Vena began his railroad profession as a brakeman and held progressively growing tasks in Canadian Nationwide’s operations in addition to advertising and marketing and gross sales teams, together with main all of CN’s working areas.
Tom Lischer, Union Pacific’s government vice chairman – Operations, and Lynden Tennison, government vice chairman and chief technique officer, will report back to Vena.
SOURCE: information offered by UP.COM