Wednesday, February 08, 2012

NS names Weaver VP Labor Relations; Mobley retires

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Scott Weaver has been named vice president labor relations for Norfolk Southern Corporation, effective March 1. He will report to John Rathbone, executive vice president administration.

Weaver succeeds Harold Mobley, who retires after a 44-year career in the railroad industry.

Weaver joined Norfolk Southern in 1989 as a labor relations specialist and served in various positions of increasing responsibility in the labor relations department until being named assistant vice president labor relations in 2008.

Mobley, began his railroad career with Penn Central as a yard brakeman in 1968. He joined Southern Railway Company (a Norfolk Southern predecessor) in 1971 as a management trainee. He served in a number of positions in the engineering, transportation and labor relations departments and was named vice president labor relations in 2008.

"Norfolk Southern thanks Harold for his long and outstanding service and for guiding our labor relations department through some challenging times," said Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman. "We wish him the best in his well-deserved retirement."

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