KCS changes operations department organization

Written by Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Kansas City Southern (KCS) made several organizational changes within the operations department.

Mike Naatz has been promoted from senior vice president and chief information officer to senior vice president operations support and chief information officer. Naatz reports to President and Chief Executive Officer David Starling.

Naatz has 20 years of transportation experience. He joined KCS in 2012 from USF Holland (a YRCW company), where he served as president. Prior to that, he held the position of chief customer officer and chief information and service officer for YRCW, as well as a variety of other IT and operations leadership positions for YRCW and USF.

Jeff Songer has been promoted from vice president and chief engineer to senior vice president engineering and chief transportation officer.

Songer joined the company in 2005 and was promoted to vice president and chief engineer in 2012. Prior to joining the company, he spent 12 years in the construction and finance industries
Additionally, Steve Truitt’s position has changed from vice president safety training and standards to vice president transportation and safety.


Categories: Class 1, OFF Track Maintenance, Safety/Training