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Patrick J. Ottensmeyer awarded Railway Age’s Railroader of the Year

On March 10, 2020, Patrick J Ottensmeyer, President and CEO of KCS, was awarded the 57th annual recipient of Railway Age’s Railroader of the Year Award in a ceremony in Chicago, IL. Ottensmeyer was recognized as a leader in positioning North American railroads as a critical part of the globally competitive, integrated supply chain.  His efforts on behalf of the North American rail industry to support mutually beneficial trade and robust economic growth to help ensure that the rail industry has a voice, working with public- and private-sector leaders to strengthen bilateral commercial ties were specifically called out.  His efforts on behalf of the North American rail industry to support mutually beneficial trade and robust economic growth to help ensure that the rail industry has a voice, working with public- and private-sector leaders to strengthen bilateral commercial ties were specifically called out.

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