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Class I execs to speak at RailTrends conference


Six Class I executives have been lined up to present at RailTrends® 2019, which will be held Nov. 21-22 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City.

Among the Class I speakers will be Kansas City Southern President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Ottensmeyer, who will receive the 2019 Railroad Innovator Award from Progressive Railroading, the presenter of RailTrends.

Other Class I leaders scheduled to speak are Jean-Jacques Ruest, president and CEO of CN; John Brooks, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Canadian Pacific; Kenny Rocker, EVP of marketing and sales at Union Pacific Railroad; John Scheib, EVP and chief strategy officer at Norfolk Southern Corp.; and Mark Wallace, EVP of sales and marketing at CSX.

To learn more about what's planned for this year's conference, read this preview by Tony Hatch, an independent transportation analyst and consultant. Hatch is the program consultant for RailTrends.

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