CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GATX Corporation (NYSE: GMT) today announced that Chris LaHurd has been appointed Director, Investor Relations. In this role, Mr. LaHurd will be responsible for all aspects of GATX’s shareholder communications. Mr. LaHurd will succeed Jennifer Van Aken, who was recently appointed Director of Investment Risk Management at GATX.
Mr. LaHurd joined GATX Corporation in 2008 and has served in a number of finance and business development roles. Most recently, he was Manager, International Business Development in GATX’s Rail International Department.
“We are pleased that Chris will be leading our investor relations activities,” said Robert C. Lyons, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of GATX Corporation. “With Chris’ extensive knowledge of GATX and his strong financial and communication skills, he will be a valuable resource for our stakeholders.”
Mr. LaHurd received his Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from The University of Akron and his Masters of Business Administration from The University of Michigan.
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. As the largest global railcar lessor, GATX has been providing quality railcars and services to its customers for more than 115 years. GATX has been headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, since its founding in 1898. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.gatx.com.
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