Insights - January 2016 - (Page 3)
IANA Names New 2016 Officers
Effective January 1, the Intermodal
Association of North America welcomed
two members to its board of directors
and installed its officers for the 2016
membership year. The board consists
of 13 individuals representing the five
divisions of IANA.
Katie Farmer, group vice president,
consumer products of BNSF Railway,
was re-elected association chairman.
Farmer has over 20 years of experience
in the railroad industry. She is responsible for the commercial activities of
BNSF's intermodal and automotive business, having served as vice president,
"We look forward to working under
Katie's leadership again this year," said
Joni Casey, president and CEO of IANA.
"Her industry experience and insight
position the association to engage in
major issues facing the intermodal community."
IANA Welcomes New
Marc S. Blubaugh took over the duties of IANA general counsel upon John
Bagileo's retirement at the end of 2015.
in this role for
the last sixteen
years and was
in the growth
of the Uniform
Intermodal Interchange and
Blubaugh is a partner with the law
firm of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan
& Aronoff LLP, and serves as co-chair
of the firm's Transportation & Logistics
Practice Group. He is also the immediate past president of the Transportation
Lawyers Association and is involved in
a number of other transportation and
logistics-related organizations, including the Transportation Intermediaries
Association and the Council of Supply
Chain Management Professionals.
Adriene B. Bailey, chief strategy officer at Yusen Logistics (Americas), Inc.,
retained her title as vice chairman of the
association. Bailey's positions prior to
joining Yusen Logistics in 2011 included
chief commercial officer of Pacer International and president of Pacer Stacktrain. She also currently serves as chairman of the board of the Transportation
Institute at the University of Denver.
Dave Manning, president of Nashville-based TCW, Inc., was elected as the
association's Treasurer for 2016. Since
his start at TCW in 1985, Manning was
instrumental in leading the growth of
the company from a single terminal to
a diversified transportation enterprise
with more than 600 employees and
revenue in excess of $80 million. He is
currently serving as a second vice chairman of the American Trucking Associations and is the chairman of the North
American Chassis Pool Cooperative.
Broome and George
Join IANA Board
Mark H. George and Derrick Broome have joined
the IANA board as its newest directors. Elected at
the end of last year, they begin three year terms
representing the motor carrier and 3PL divisions
George has focused his career entirely on international shipments beginning with Intermodal
Cartage, which he started in 1982 with one truck and
one driver. In 2009, he founded IMC Companies and
currently serves as chairman of the group. IMC Companies has become one of the largest intermodal
carriers in the country with over 1,500 employees.
Broome , vice president, intermodal at C.A.T.
Global, Inc., is a 20 year veteran of the intermodal
industry. His career began in the mid 1990's at Rail
Van Multimodal, and a number of acquisitions carried him to Pacer International, Pacer Stacktrain and
XPO Logistics. He served in various capacities at the
director and vice president levels during that period.
Re-elected to represent the rail and marine divisions are Katie Farmer,
group vice president, consumer products at BNSF, and Mike Wilson, senior vice
president at Hamburg Sud North America.
Visit www.intermodal.org/about/leadership.php for a full list of IANA board
members and officers.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Insights - January 2016
Bill Would Eliminate Risk of Port Slowdowns
Driver Coercion Rule Finalized
Five-Year Transportation Bill Passed
Broome and George Join IANA Board
IANA Names New 2016 Officers
IANA Welcomes New General Counsel
FAST Act Moves Freight Forward
Nominations Sought for Silver Kingpin Award
Legislation and Regulation Top the Intermodal Stories of 2015
People in the News
Welcome New Members
2015 Article Index by Subject
Insights - January 2016