CSX appoints operations, technology leaders to new roles

Written by Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

CSX has made executive position changes, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2013.

Gary Bethel, currently vice president mechanical, has been named vice president northern region, succeeding Craig King, who is retiring. He will report to Cindy Sanborn, vice president and chief transportation officer.

Frank Lonegro, currently president of CSX Technology, will succeed Bethel as vice president mechanical, reporting to Oscar Munoz, executive vice president and chief operating officer. Lonegro will continue to have responsibility for CSX’s implementation of the industry-wide Positive Train Control initiative.

Kathleen Brandt, who currently leads the integration of the company’s major operating departments and initiatives, will become president of CSX Technology, also reporting to Munoz.

“We continue to build on the strength of our team by putting proven leaders on point for key functions while aggressively developing people for the future,” said Munoz. “Gary, Frank and Kathleen represent the best of both of those efforts and we are delighted to have them in these new roles.”

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