KCS promotes Darin Selby

Written by Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

Kansas City Southern (KCS) promoted Darin Selby to vice president energy markets and shortline partner relations. Selby is responsible for the coal business unit, shortline partner relations and developing business in the emerging energy markets, such as crude oil, frac sand and alternative energy sources.

“Darin understands the North American energy market well and has been very effective in growing that area of the business,” said KCS executive vice president sales and marketing Patrick Ottensmeyer. “As energy supply chains evolve, his leadership and expertise is helping extend KCS’ reach into new markets and provide logistics solutions to realize the tremendous potential for moving these products and providing related services.”

Selby has 20 years of transportation experience. He was appointed assistant vice president of coal and shortline partner relations in 2009 and his energy market responsibilities were expanded in 2011. He joined KCS in 2001 as assistant trainmaster in Wylie, Texas. He served as assistant director of the Customer Service Center in Shreveport, La., and director of the Account Management Center in Kansas City, Mo., before moving to the coal business unit as general director and then assistant vice president. He has also held a variety of positions with OmniTRAX Inc. prior to joining the company.

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