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9/8/2014



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KCSR elevates Jameson to AVP of safety, standardization


Kansas City Southern Railway Co. (KCSR) has promoted L.E. "Eddie" Jameson from general director of regulatory standards and training to assistant vice president of safety and standardization.

He will report to Vice President of Transportation and Safety Steven Truitt, while Director of Safety Alfredo Perez, Director of Training Gerry Peppmuller, Senior Road Foremen Scott Spears and John Manning, and Certification and Training Specialist Diana Greeley now will report to Jameson.

Jameson has about 30 years of rail industry experience, mostly with KCSR. He began his career as a brakeman, later served as a certified locomotive engineer and conductor, then held various management positions in transportation, operating practices and safety. Jameson is a voting member of the Federal Railroad Administration Rail Safety Advisory Committee and a member of the General Code of Operating Rules Committee and International Association of Railroad Operating Officers.

"Eddie has a solid background in operating practices, technical expertise and the rapport with field operations personnel to bring significant value to our safety efforts and be highly effective in this role," said Truitt in a press release.



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