Jim Squires to replace Wick Moorman as NS CEO this June

Norfolk Southern announced today their board’s decision to name James A. Squires as chief executive officer, succeeding Charles W. “Wick” Moorman effective June 1, 2015, as part of the company’s planned succession process. Squires and Moorman will be working together to effect a smooth transition of leadership. Squires joined the railroad’s law department in 1992 serving in several positions before he was named vice president law in 2003 and later senior vice president law in 2004. In 2006 he was named senior vice president financial planning, executive vice president finance in 2007, and executive vice president administration in 2012. Squires was named president in 2013, an office he will continue to hold while working through the transition process.

—Railfan & Railroad via Norfolk Southern