Naatz Elected to Railinc Board

CARY, N.C.—October 9, 2014 (James Street Media Services)—Railinc Corp. announced today that Michael J. Naatz, senior vice president operations support and chief information officer at Kansas City Southern (KCS), was recently elected to Railinc's board of directors.

"We are excited to have Mike join the Railinc board," said Allen West, Railinc president and CEO. "He has extensive experience in leading transportation technology initiatives and business planning, and will be a valuable addition to the board."

"Railinc's software and services are essential to the freight rail industry's daily operations," Naatz said. "I am looking forward to working with the other board members to provide guidance as Railinc continues to develop innovative solutions that serve the industry."

Naatz has 20 years of experience in transportation and logistics. Before joining KCS in 2012, he held key business and technology leadership positions with transportation and logistics provider YRC Worldwide and its subsidiaries. Naatz earned a bachelor's in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master's in business administration from Northwestern University.

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Railinc is the railroad industry’s innovative and reliable resource for rail data, IT and information services. The company deploys data that helps railroads, rail equipment owners, and other industry participants manage their businesses more effectively and efficiently. Railinc is the largest single source of real-time, accurate interline rail data for the North American railroad system. Located in Cary, N.C., Railinc is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads. For more information, please visit
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