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Red River Valley & Western Railroad appoints new executive team
Red River Valley & Western Railroad Co.'s (RRVW) board has named Victor Meyers president and Mark Wegner chief executive officer.
Most recently, Meyers served as vice president of operations of Twin Cities & Western Railroad (TC&W) in Glencoe, Minnesota, where he oversaw the transportation/operations, maintenance of way, mechanical, safety, accounting, human resources, administration and information technology departments.
Prior to joining TC&W in 2013, Meyers worked for BNSF Railway Co.
Wegner is the current president and CEO of TC&W. He will continue in those positions while adding service as CEO of RRVW, which is based in Wahpeton, N.D. He joined TC&W in 1991 as its accounting manager. Before becoming CEO in 2014, he served the railroad as comptroller, senior vice president and general manager, executive vice president and chief operating officer, and president.
"Freight rail transportation is vital to the communities we serve in North and South Dakota and Minnesota," said RRVW Chair Martha Head in a press release. "The new leadership team at RRVW is committed to working as a partner with those communities and our customers to provide safe, dependable, efficient and high quality transportation of products and commodities to market."
RRVW began operating in 1987 as a regional short line railroad serving customers in North Dakota and Minnesota.
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