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Union Pacific Announces Executive Appointments

Omaha, Neb., March 7, 2019

Union Pacific today announced the following executive appointments, effective April 1:

  • Jon Panzer to senior vice president, Technology and Strategic Planning.
  • Jennifer Hamann to senior vice president, Finance.
  • Gary Grosz to vice president and treasurer.

Panzer, currently vice president and treasurer, is a 23-year Union Pacific veteran. He has held leadership positions in Planning and Analysis, Finance, and Marketing and Sales. Panzer will report to Chief Operating Officer Jim Vena and succeed Lynden Tennison, who announced January 29 he would retire March 31.

Hamann, currently vice president, Planning and Analysis, will add responsibility for the investor relations and treasury functions. Hamann has been with UP for 27 years. She has held leadership positions in Investor Relations and Marketing and Sales, and formerly served as general auditor. She will report to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Rob Knight.

Grosz, currently assistant vice president of corporate finance, will succeed Panzer while retaining his current responsibilities. Grosz has been with Union Pacific for 37 years, all in the company’s Finance department. He will report to Hamann.

About Union Pacific

Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. The railroad's diversified business mix is classified into its Agricultural Products, Energy, Industrial and Premium business groups. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.

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