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GATX Corporation Announces New Leadership for Midwest Sales Office

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2007--GATX Corporation today announced that Thomas J. Clark has been promoted to regional vice president - sales for the Midwest sales office located in Chicago. Mr. Clark, together with his Midwest sales team, will be responsible for originating lease transactions and managing relationships with many of GATX's railcar customers in North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Ohio.

"Tom is particularly adept at developing creative solutions for our customers' rail equipment challenges," said Daniel P. Penovich, vice president and executive director, North American sales. "He has been a key contributor to GATX's success in the Midwest and I am confident that the sales team will continue to excel under Tom's leadership."

Mr. Clark joined GATX in 1998 as a railcar fleet manager in portfolio management and later moved to the Midwest sales office as a corporate account manager. Prior to joining GATX, Mr. Clark worked at GE Capital in Chicago focusing on railcar fleet utilization for GE Plastics and at Akzo Nobel, Inc. in various chemical sales and operations capacities. Early in his career Mr. Clark managed intermodal terminal operations in the Chicago area for the Union Pacific Railroad. Mr. Clark holds an MBA degree from DePaul University in Chicago and an undergraduate degree in business administration from Western Illinois University.


GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT) provides lease financing and related services to customers operating rail, marine and other targeted assets. GATX is a leader in leasing transportation assets and controls one of the largest railcar fleets in the world. Applying over a century of operating experience and strong market and asset expertise, GATX provides quality assets and services to customers worldwide. GATX has been headquartered in Chicago, Illinois since its founding in 1898 and has traded on the New York Stock Exchange since 1916. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.gatx.com.

Investor, corporate, financial, historical financial, photographic and news release information may be found at www.gatx.com.

GATX Corporation
Rhonda S. Johnson, 312-621-6262
Director, Investor Relations

GATX Corporation