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Kansas City Southern Sales Leadership

Whatever industry your business is in, you can find a rail expert at KCS to help with your shipping needs. Our teams are led by the following resident experts:

Ginger Adamiak
  • Ginger Adamiak
  • Vice President Sales & Marketing Energy and Chemical Products

Ms. Adamiak is vice president sales and marketing for the energy and chemical and petroleum business units, and industrial development and commercial innovation.  

Ms. Adamiak has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing, banking, treasury, investor relations, structured financing, leasing and market analysis, including over 20 years of rail industry experience.  She joined the company in 2006 as director investor relations.  She was promoted to assistant vice president marketing in 2011 and assistant vice president finance in 2015.  Prior to joining KCS, she spent nine years with GATX Corporation.  She has also held financial positions with Household International and Continental Bank. 

In her role as vice president energy, Ginger will serve as a member of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee for the U.S. Surface Transportation Board.  

Ms. Adamiak holds a master of business administration in finance and economics from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Ginger is fluent in Spanish and English.

Mike Bilovesky
  • Mike Bilovesky
  • Vice President Sales & Marketing Agriculture

Mike is responsible for the agriculture and minerals business unit in the U.S. and coordinates closely with the sales and marketing team at KCS’ Mexican subsidiary. He joined KCS in 1992 and was promoted to Vice President in 2004.

Mike serves as vice chairman of the Surface Transportation Board’s National Grain Car Council and President of the National Grain and Feed Association’s Arbitration Appeals Committee.

He holds a bachelor's degree in management from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Rodrigo Flores
  • Rodrigo Flores
  • Vice President Sales & Marketing Automotive

Rodrigo Flores is vice president sales and marketing automotive for Kansas City Southern. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, KCS is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama. KCS’ North American rail holdings and strategic alliances with other North American rail partners are primary components of a unique railway system, linking the commercial and industrial centers of the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Rodrigo joined KCS in 1997 starting in the KCS subsidiary in Mexico (KCSM) as a manager in external reporting. He then joined KCSM’s Treasury department as director in 2000 where he served until 2006 when he accepted a position as assistant vice president and assistant treasurer in the KCS headquarters office in Kansas City. Rodrigo transitioned from treasury and into sales & marketing as assistant vice president of the automotive business unit where he has served since 2016.

In this role, he is responsible for the automotive business unit in the U.S. and coordinates closely with the sales and marketing team at KCS’ Mexican subsidiary.

Rodrigo has over 20 years of transportation experience complemented by a senior auditor position with Price Waterhouse in Mexico City prior.

Rodrigo holds a bachelor in accounting from the Banking and Commerce School (Escuela Bancaria y Comercial/ EBC) and studied business administration from the Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México - ITAM).

Rodrigo is fluent in both Spanish and English.

Yesica Gloria Marrufo
  • Yesica Gloria Marrufo
  • Vice President Sales and Marketing Industrial and Consumer / Carload

Yesica Gloria Marrufo is Vice President, Industrial and Consumer for the carload business.

Yesica was promoted to her current position in May of 2019, where she is responsible for the Industrial and Consumer business for both KCSM in Mexico and KCSR in the US. Prior to this, since 2008, she served as assistant vice president for the Carload Sales team in Mexico. In this role, she was responsible for leading sales for the metals, industrial, forest products, chemicals, and petroleum products industries. Ms. Gloria was instrumental in introducing the benefits of rail to the major steel producers in Mexico. Ms. Gloria joined KCSM in 1997.

She holds a Bachelor of International Studies and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the UDEM (University of Monterrey), located in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She has also attended Leadership and Management in a Global Economy (2012) and Harvard Extension Business School at the UDEM.

Yesica is fluent in Spanish and English.

Erik Hansen
  • Erik Hansen
  • Vice President Sales & Marketing Intermodal

Erik Hansen joined Kansas City Southern in 2014 as vice president of sales & marketing intermodal where he oversees the Intermodal Business Unit in both the U.S. and Mexico.

Erik’s background is in international shipping and transportation management having spent almost 25 years with the Danish company, Maersk, including roles as CFO for subsidiaries in Asia and Latin America and latest as the CEO for Maersk Line’s subsidiaries in Mexico and Central America.

Erik is multilingual and is fluent in Danish, English, and Spanish.

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