Todd Kahn Joins Chicago Freight Car Leasing as Vice President of Portfolio Management and Marketing

Jan 31, 2013, 11:15 ET from Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., a premier lessor of railcars to industrial, agricultural, and food products shippers and railroads, announced that Todd Kahn has accepted the position of Vice President of Portfolio Management and Marketing.  In this role, Todd will serve as the senior railcar portfolio and market segment management executive of Chicago Freight Car Leasing.

Todd is a 20 year industry veteran with significant marketing, finance and business development experience, including railcar asset management, valuation, and acquisitions expertise.  Todd has held significant management roles with Deloitte & Touche LLP, Kraft Foods, GATX and most recently with General Electric Railcar Services.  Todd received his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from State University of New York at Binghamton and his MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is also a CPA.

"Todd brings a depth and breadth of experience, including a significant asset management, deal structuring, pricing, negotiation, and post-acquisition integration background.  His accomplishments have been fueled by the same values of superior customer service, teamwork, respect and achieving high quality that drive Chicago Freight Car.   We are pleased to have him join our team," said Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. President, Paul Deasy.

Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. (, a business unit of Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., is a premier independent railcar leasing solutions company that has been delivering quality products, reliable services, and a commitment to an outstanding customer experience.  The company maintains a diverse railcar fleet supporting the needs of industrial, agricultural, and food products shippers and railroads throughout North America.

Sasser Family Holdings, Inc. is a 4th generation, family-held transportation asset services and management company with roots dating back to 1928. Subsidiary business units and investments include Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., Union Leasing Inc., CF Rail Services LLC, Chicago Freight Car Leasing Australia Holdings and NxGen Rail Services. The subsidiary units are leaders in providing customer focused rail and vehicle transportation equipment solutions including asset leasing, fleet administration management, asset repair and maintenance, and innovative technology services throughout North America, Australia, and Europe.

SOURCE Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co.