CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 12, 2012--
GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT) today announced a number of executive
appointments that will focus resources in key areas.
James F. Earl is appointed executive vice president and president – GATX
Rail International. In this role, Mr. Earl will continue to have
oversight of GATX Rail Europe and assumes responsibility for GATX India
Private Limited and all emerging rail markets.
As a result of Mr. Earl’s appointment, two North American rail
executives, Thomas A. Ellman, senior vice president and chief commercial
officer, and Nicholas J. Matthews, vice president and group executive –
railcar operations, will now report directly to Mr. Kenney.
Robert C. Lyons, chief financial officer, is appointed executive vice
president. In addition to his current responsibilities, Mr. Lyons will
assume responsibility of the Portfolio Management segment.
Deborah A. Golden, general counsel and secretary, is appointed executive
vice president. In addition to her current responsibilities, Ms. Golden
will assume responsibility for GATX’s audit and compliance activities.
Brian A. Kenney, president and chief executive officer of GATX said,
“The creation of Jim’s position is reflective of GATX’s increasing focus
on international rail growth. Our commitment to developing a presence in
emerging rail markets is demonstrated by our recently announced rail
investment in India. Jim’s wealth of experience in the rail industry
makes him ideally suited to lead these efforts as we further develop our
GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT) strives to be recognized as the finest
railcar leasing company in the world by its customers, its shareholders,
its employees and the communities where it operates. Controlling one of
the largest railcar fleets in the world, GATX has been providing quality
railcars and services to its customers for 114 years. 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.
Source: GATX Corporation
Jennifer Van Aken
Director, Investor Relations