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Norfolk Southern Names Julian To Lead Safety Efforts

Norfolk, VA - Jul 06, 2009
David F. Julian

Norfolk Southern Corporation has named David F. Julian vice president safety and environmental, effective July 1, with office in Roanoke, Va. He reports to Mark D. Manion, executive vice president operations.

NS’ safety and environmental department is responsible for employee safety training and awareness, grade crossing safety and trespassing abatement programs, and environmental protection, including hazardous materials safety and industrial hygiene.

Julian succeeds Charles J. Wehrmeister, who retired from NS’ lead safety position after a 40-year career with Norfolk Southern.

Julian joined NS in 1971 in the mechanical department and later served in a variety of marketing positions, including district sales manager, regional sales manager, director automotive, and group vice president, before being named in 2005 to his most recent position, president automotive and supply chain services. Julian holds a management degree from Jacksonville University and attended the University of South Alabama Graduate School of Business.

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway subsidiary operates approximately 21,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal and industrial products.

Norfolk Southern contacts
Media | Frank Brown | 757-629-2710 | fsbrown@nscorp.com
Investors | Leanne Marilley | 757-629-2861 | leanne.marilley@nscorp.com