KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) today announced the promotion of Ginger L. Adamiak from vice president energy and short line relations to vice president energy, industrial development and commercial innovation. Ms. Adamiak reports to executive vice president and chief marketing officer Brian D. Hancock.
“This realignment of our commercial innovation and industrial development functions creates a single organization focused on developing new revenue streams,” said Mr. Hancock. “Ginger and her team will develop industrial solutions for our customers, including a more active industrial and real estate development platform with new process and technology innovation. This new organization will also lead and support KCS’ efforts in commercial innovation and focus on developing business accelerators, such as those previously announced to support Mexico’s energy reform.”
Ms. Adamiak has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing, investor relations, banking, treasury, structured financing, leasing and market analysis, including 22 years in transportation. She joined KCS in 2006, and has held roles in sales and marketing, finance and investor relations. Previously, she spent nine years with GATX Corporation and held financial positions with Household International and Continental Bank.
Ms. Adamiak holds a master of business administration from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University and a bachelor of science in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
KCS is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama. Its primary U.S. holding is The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, serving the central and south central U.S. Its international holdings include Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., serving northeastern and central Mexico and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent interest in Panama Canal Railway Company, providing ocean-to-ocean freight and passenger service along the Panama Canal. KCS’ North American rail holdings and strategic alliances are primary components of a railway network linking the commercial and industrial centers of the U.S., Mexico and Canada.