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New appointments at Norfolk Southern

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US transportation company Norfolk Southern Corp. has elected William A. Galanko and John M. Scheib to new positions of responsibility, effective 1 October.

The Board of Directors named Galanko Executive Vice President law and administration, and Scheib Senior Vice President law and corporate relations. In his new position, Scheib will have responsibility for law, government relations, and corporate communications, and will report to Galanko. As Executive Vice President law and administration, Galanko will have responsibility for human resources and labor relations, in addition to the areas reporting to Scheib.

CEO James A. Squires said: "These appointments are components of an ongoing plan to ensure that Norfolk Southern is well-represented in all facets of our business, bringing value to our shareholders, superior service to our customers, and strong relationships with all of our partners." Galanko joined NS in 1990 as a tax attorney. He was named vice president taxation in 1999, vice president financial planning in 2005, vice president law in 2006, and senior vice president law and corporate communications in 2016.

Scheib joined NS in 2005 as general attorney and held positions of increasing responsibility in the NS law department, culminating in vice president law in 2016. Before joining NS, Scheib served as chief of staff and counsel to the chairman of the US Surface Transportation Board and as counsel to the railroad subcommittee in the US House of Representatives.

"Today's announcement underscores the depth and breadth of skill in Norfolk Southern's team," Squires added. "Shareholders, customers, and communities will continue to benefit from Bill's and John's efforts, and I look forward to working with them in their new roles."

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