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Savage appoints rail exec Duren to board of directors

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Savage has named Diane Duren to its board of directors.

Duren worked at Union Pacific Corp. for 32 years. At UP, she served as executive vice president, chief administrative officer and corporate secretary prior to retiring in 2017. 

Her leadership roles also included VP and general manager of chemicals in marketing and sales, and VP and GM of agricultural products, as well as other positions in the finance and marketing and sales departments.

"Diane's industry knowledge and proven ability to make a difference for organizations make her a great addition to our board of directors," said Todd Savage, the board's non-executive chairman.

Duren has served on multiple industry and community boards, for organizations including Werner Enterprises, U.S. Silica Holdings, Creighton University, the Heartland Chapter of the American Red Cross and Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. In addition, she’s been recognized as a Women’s Center for Advancement Tribute to Women honoree and awarded the Creighton University College of Business Alumni Merit award.

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