UP elects Young to board
Union Pacific Corp. said Monday that James R. Young, president and chief operating officer, Union Pacific Railroad has been elected to the company’s board of directors.
Young joined Union Pacific in 1978. He will not serve on any board committees, UP said.
Young’s election keeps the membership of the board at 11 following the retirement of vice chairman Ivor Evans. Nine of the company’s 11 directors are non-management.
At the same time, Union Pacific Corp. named Lynden Tennison senior vice president and chief information officer. Tennison joined UP in 1992 and was vice president and chief technology officer. He replaces L. Merill Bryan Jr., who has retired after 38 years with the company.