Tuesday, October 02, 2012

KCS appoints vice president sales and marketing

Kansas City Southern has appointed Stephen Schollaert as vice president sales and marketing. In this position, he leads the carload business unit for The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR) and reports to KCS executive vice president sales and marketing Patrick Ottensmeyer.

"We are pleased to announce that Steve Schollaert has joined our sales and marketing team," said Ottensmeyer. "Our customers are increasingly challenging us to design more complex and far-reaching logistics solutions. With his extensive experience in transportation and supply chain leadership and impressive executive management and educational background, Steve will help us move KCS to an even higher level of performance in a very competitive marketplace."

Schollaert has more than 32 years of transportation and logistics experience. Most recently, he served as senior executive vice president Transpacific and Latin American trades, where he was responsible for a $2.8 billion business unit. He began his career in transportation and operations management at Burlington Northern railroad.

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