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Reading & Northern hires Nemeroff as VP for forest products


Reading & Northern Railroad has named Rian Nemeroff vice president-forest products.

Nemeroff joins the Pennsylvania-based regional railroad from the Housatonic Transportation Co., where he served for more than 16 years.

Rian Nemeroff
Most recently, Nemeroff was VP of marketing and sales for the Housatonic Railroad, the lumber reload, Shepaug Distribution Services and support for Housatonic Logistics, according to a Reading & Northern press release.

Prior to joining the Housatonic, Nemeroff worked for Conrail in the forest products and short-line marketing groups. He also has experience in the paper industry.

Reading & Northern President Wayne Michel said he worked with Nemeroff when the two worked at Conrail.

"Our forest products business is critical to our long-term success and Rian has the experience of working with these customers from both a short line and Class I railroad perspective, as well as being an employee of two major forest products companies," Michel said.

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