NORFOLK, Va., May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey S. Heller and Cary G. Booth have assumed additional responsibilities in Norfolk Southern's intermodal department, announced Alan H. Shaw, executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
Heller, currently vice president intermodal and automotive marketing, is now vice president intermodal and automotive, and will report to Shaw. Heller will continue responsibility for intermodal and automotive marketing and sales, adding responsibility for intermodal operations and systems.
Booth, currently assistant vice president intermodal service development, is now group vice president intermodal operations, and will report to Heller, with responsibility for intermodal terminals, equipment, and service.
In their expanded roles, Heller and Booth are handling the responsibilities formerly conducted by Shaw as the corporation's previous vice president intermodal operations. "This streamlines our internal processes and puts two of the railroad industry's top intermodal experts closer to the customers they serve," Shaw said.
Both changes were effective May 16. Heller and Booth have offices in Norfolk.
Heller joined Norfolk Southern's international intermodal group in 1994 after working with container shipping and intermodal companies both in the U.S. and abroad. He was named group vice president international intermodal in 2004 and then vice president of intermodal and automotive marketing, his most recent position, in 2013. Heller holds a degree from Syracuse and completed the executive program at Harvard Business School.
Booth joined Norfolk Southern in 1984 as a management trainee. He served in positions of increasing responsibility in the corporation's marketing and intermodal departments before being named director intermodal operations East in 1998 and then assistant vice president intermodal service development, his most recent position, in 2006. Booth holds degrees from Washington and Lee University and the University of Virginia.
About Norfolk Southern
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 20,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.
SOURCE Norfolk Southern Corporation