Thomas F. McLarty Elected to Union Pacific Board of Directors

Nov 16, 2006, 00:00 ET from Union Pacific Corporation

    OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Pacific
 Corporation (NYSE:   UNP) today announced that Thomas (Mack) McLarty, 60, has
 been elected to the company's board of directors. This will expand the size
 of the Union Pacific's board to 11 members.
     Mr. McLarty is president of Kissinger McLarty Associates, a partnership
 with Dr. Henry Kissinger that provides strategic advisory services to
 multinational companies. Mr. McLarty is also Chairman of McLarty Companies,
 a fourth-generation family transportation business based in Little Rock,
 Arkansas. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. McLarty served in several senior positions
 in the Clinton White House, including Chief of Staff to the President,
 Counselor to the President, and Special Envoy for the Americas. From 1983
 to 1992, Mr. McLarty served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
 Arkla, Inc., a Fortune 500 natural gas company.
     "Mack has a distinguished record of business leadership and public
 service that will bring great insight and experience to our board," said
 Jim Young, Union Pacific's president and chief executive officer. "We are
 very pleased that he has agreed to serve as a director of our company."
     Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America's leading transportation
 companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, links
 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serves the
 fastest-growing U.S. population centers. Union Pacific's diversified
 business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy,
 Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad offers competitive
 long-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern
 gateways. Union Pacific connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only
 railroad serving all six major gateways to Mexico, making it North
 America's premier rail franchise.
     For more information, please contact James Barnes at (402) 544-3560.

SOURCE Union Pacific Corporation