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Squires, Miles elected to NS board


Norfolk Southern Corp. announced yesterday that NS President James Squires and business executive Amy Miles have been elected directors of the NS board.

Squires was named NS president in 2013, and is responsible for the administration, finance, law and corporate relations, as well as planning and information technology divisions. Prior to that, he served as NS' executive vice president administration, executive vice president finance and chief financial officer, senior vice president law, vice president law, and in various law department staff positions. He began his NS career in 1992.

Squires serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's board, and has served as a trustee of the Sentara Healthcare System. He was chairman of the Virginia Transportation Accountability Commission that reported to the governor and General Assembly on measuring and improving the performance of the Commonwealth’s transportation systems and agencies.

Located in Knoxville, Tenn., Miles has served as chief executive officer and a director of movie theater company Regal Entertainment Group Inc. since 2009. Before that, she served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of the firm, which is the largest movie theater company in the United States, according to a press release. Miles joined Regal Cinemas Inc. as senior vice president finance in 1999, after working with Deloitte & Touche and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC.

Miles has been appointed to the NS board's audit and finance committees.