WARD NAMED PRESIDENT OF CSX TRANSPORTATION
' Michael J. Ward has been named president of CSX Transportation Inc., CSX Corp.’s railroad subsidiary based in Jacksonville, Fla.
'Ward, 50, was CSXT’s executive vice president for operations. He has been with CSX all of his career, starting as a financial analyst in 1977.
“Since moving to operations in April, Michael and his team have turned things around dramatically,” so that “the railroad is now running fluidly and reliably.” said John W. Snow, chairman, president and chief executive officer of CSX Corp, based in Richmond, Va.
'CSXT, which has 35,000 employees and operates over a 23,000-mile network, is the largest railroad in the eastern United States.