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GE Rail Services promotes Schitter to VP of sales


GE Equipment Services, Rail Services recently named Timothy Schitter vice president of sales. He will be responsible for the rail-car leasing unit’s petrochemical sales and services, including the RailWise™ cargo monitoring system and Maintenance Max™ maintenance/administrative management systems.

In October 2005, Schitter joined GE as senior account manager for rail services in the food, agriculture and mineral markets. He previously served as senior VP of sales for Trinity Rail and held various management positions at Union Tank Car Co.

GE Equipment Services, Rail Services manages a felt of 170,000 freight cars, including grain, coal and specialty hoppers; mill gondolas; and tank, box and intermodal flat cars. The company also leases 150,000 intermodal containers, trailers and chassis to railroads and shippers.

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