Friday, June 29, 2012

KCS promotes Songer to vice president and chief engineer

Kansas City Southern promoted Jeff Songer from assistant vice president planning and administration for KCS' U.S. engineering department to vice president and chief engineer of KCS U.S. subsidiary, closely coordinating with the leadership of its Mexican subsidiary, effective July 1.

"Jeff has significant project management expertise and has consistently demonstrated effective execution and leadership, which makes him a natural fit for this position," said KCS executive vice president operations David Ebbrecht.

Songer replaces KCS senior vice president and chief engineer John S. Jacobsen, who recently retired after 42 years of service.

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