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Genesee & Wyoming Inc (GWR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mortimer Fuller

73 2010 Chairman of the Board

John Hellmann

45 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Timothy Gallagher

53 2005 Chief Financial Officer

David Brown

57 2012 Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Walsh

41 2015 Executive Vice President - Global Corporate Development

Allison Fergus

42 2006 General Counsel, Secretary

Albert Neupaver

65 2015 Director

Joseph Pyne

68 2015 Director

Richard Allert

73 2011 Independent Director

Richard Bott

69 2012 Independent Director

Oivind Lorentzen

65 2006 Independent Director

Hans Norkus

69 2009 Independent Director

Ann Reese

63 2012 Independent Director

Mark Scudder

53 2003 Independent Director

Hunter Smith

47 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mortimer Fuller

Mr. Mortimer B. Fuller, III., serves as Chairman of the Board of Company. He was Chairman of the Board and Executive Chairman of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. from 2007 to 2009; Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. from 1977 to 2007; President of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. from 1977 to 1997 and Director since 1973.

John Hellmann

Mr. John C. Hellmann serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Company. He has been a director since 2006, our CEO since June 2007 and our President since May 2005. Previously, Mr. Hellmann was our CFO from 2000 to May 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Hellmann was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers Inc. and Schroder & Co. Inc. Mr. Hellmann also worked for Weyerhaeuser Company in Japan and the People’s Republic of China. Mr. Hellmann has an A.B. from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in International Studies from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Timothy Gallagher

Mr. Timothy J. Gallagher serves as Chief Financial Officer of Company. Prior to joining the Company in May 2005, Mr. Gallagher was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Level 3 Communications from 2004 to 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Gallagher held a number of financial positions during nearly five years at WilTel Communications and eight years at BP Amoco Corporation. Mr. Gallagher has a B.S.E. from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.S. in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago.

David Brown

Mr. David A. Brown serves as Chief Operating Officer of Company. Prior to joining the Company in June 2012, Mr. Brown was Executive Vice President and COO of CSX Transportation from 2010 to early 2012. He was Chief Transportation Officer for CSX from 2006 to 2010 and, prior to that, served 25 years with Norfolk Southern in roles ranging from strategic planning to the integration of the Conrail acquisition. Mr. Brown has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. Mr. Brown also completed Harvard University's Advanced Management Program.

Matthew Walsh

Mr. Matthew O. Walsh serves as Executive Vice President - Global Corporate Development of Company. Prior to that, Mr. Walsh served in various corporate development and finance roles at the Company, including Treasurer. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Walsh was an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney and Schroder & Co. Inc. both in New York and London. Since April 2012, he has served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association. Until 2011, Mr. Walsh also served on the Board of the Railroad Clearinghouse, which was established to create the administrative systems and banking function for electronic settlement of all rail industry interline freight systems. Mr. Walsh has an A.B. from Princeton University.

Allison Fergus

Ms. Allison M. Fergus serves as General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Fergus joined the Company as Senior Counsel in November 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Fergus was an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York where she practiced in the capital markets group from 2001 to 2005. Prior to her employment at Shearman & Sterling, Ms. Fergus worked in the treasury group of Omnicom Group Inc., an advertising and marketing communications services company, and at JPMorgan Chase, formerly Chase Manhattan Bank. Ms. Fergus has a B.S. in International Business from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Albert Neupaver

Mr. Albert J. Neupaver serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Neupaver serves as executive chairman of the board for Wabtec Corporation, a supplier of value-added, technology-based products and services for rail, transit and other global industries. He joined Wabtec in 2006 as president and CEO before being named chairman and CEO in 2013 and executive chairman in 2014. Under his leadership, Wabtec has more than tripled its revenues and significantly expanded its presence worldwide. Previously, he oversaw several divisions of AMETEK, Inc., and held various engineering and operations roles at Pfizer, Inc. Mr. Neupaver has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and master's degrees in materials science and metallurgical engineering and in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh.

Joseph Pyne

Mr. Joseph H. Pyne serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Pyne serves as executive chairman of the board of Kirby Corporation, the largest inland and offshore tank barge fleet operator in the United States, as well as a leading diesel engine service provider. Since 1984, he has served in various roles for Kirby and its subsidiaries, including CEO, president, executive vice president and director. During his tenure, Kirby's revenues and earnings have grown more than 15% per year, and its market capitalization has increased from $107 million to $4.6 billion. Mr. Pyne served in the U.S. Navy from 1970-1977 after graduating from the University of North Carolina.

Richard Allert

Mr. Richard Hugh Allert serves as an Independent Director of Company. He is Professional director of public companies in the United States and Australia. He is Partner of Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. from 1973 to 1979. Founder and partner of Allert, Heard & Co. from 1979 to 1989. Other Directorships: Western Desert Resources Ltd. - Chairman of the board of directors (listed in Australia) AMP Ltd. (listed in Australia ), Gerard Lighting Group Ltd. - Deputy Chairman of the board of directors until October 2012 (listed in Australia), AXA Asia Pacific Holdings Ltd. until 2011 (listed in Australia until acquired by AMP Ltd. on March 30, 2011). Committees: Mr. Allert currently serves as a member of the Audit, Compensation and Australia Committees of Board.

Richard Bott

Mr. Richard H. Bott serves as Independent Director of Company. He is Vice Chairman, Institutional Securities Group of Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated from 2003 to 2007; Vice Chairman, Investment Banking of Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation from 1998 to 2003; Managing Director, The First Boston Corporation and its successor companies, CS First Boston Corporation and Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, from 1982 to 1998; Vice President, Assistant Vice President & Associate, The First Boston Corporation from 1972 to 1982.

Oivind Lorentzen

Mr. Oivind Lorentzen, III., serves as Independent Director of Company. He Founded Northern Navigation International, Ltd. in 1990; Chairman of NFC Shipping Funds from 2001 to 2008; Founding Sponsor of Northern Shipping Funds from 2008 to 2010; President and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Navigation International, Ltd. from June 1990 to September 2010. Other Directorships: SEACOR Holdings Inc, ERA Group Inc. Committees: Mr. Lorentzen currently serves as Chairman of the Governance Committee of Board.

Hans Norkus

Mr. Hans Michael Norkus serves as an Independent Director of Company. He is Founder and President of Alliance Consulting Group since 1986. He was ice President and Director of The Boston Consulting Group from 1975 to 1986.Other Directorships: Acco Brands Corporation - Audit Committee Member and Nominating and Governance Committee Chairman, Overland Storage, Inc. until January 2011. Committees: Mr. Norkus currently serves as a member of the Compensation and Governance Committees of Board.

Ann Reese

Ms. Ann N. Reese serves as an Independent Director of Company. She is Co-Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Center for Adoption Policy since 2001. She is Principal, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice from 1999 to 2000; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ITT Corporation from 1995 to 1998; Treasurer of ITT Corporation from 1992 to 1995. Other Directorships: Xerox Corporation - Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee and Finance Committee Member, Sears Holdings Corporation - Chairman of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee Member, The Jones Group Inc. until 2011, Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. until 2008. Committees: Ms. Reese currently serves as a member of the Audit and Governance Committees of Board.

Mark Scudder

Mr. Mark A. Scudder serves as an Independent Director of Company. he is with Attorney with Scudder Law Firm since 1993, representing public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and general corporate matters, with a particular focus on the U.S. trucking industry.

Hunter Smith

Mr. Hunter C. Smith serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Smith currently serves as vice president of finance for Celgene Corporation's Inflammation and Immunology business unit, which has grown from 60 people in two countries to 550 people in 14 countries in two years' time. Prior to that, he held various roles during a 14-year tenure at Bunge Limited, a global agribusiness and food company, including chief financial officer of two distinct business units, corporate treasurer and chief risk officer. Previously, he served as a director at UBS AG and started his career at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company. Mr. Smith has a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He is Chief Financial Officer of Sugar & Bioenergy Segment, Bunge Limited from 2010 to 2013; Corporate Treasurer, Bunge Limited from 2007 to 2010; Chief Risk Officer, Bunge Limited from 2006 to 2007; Chief Financial Officer of Bunge Asia, Bunge Limited from 2003 to 2006; Director of Global Communications, Bunge Limited from 2001 to 2003; Assistant Treasurer, Bunge Limited from 1999 to 2001; Director of Commodities Finance, UBS AG from 1994 to 1999; Analyst, Commodities Finance, UBS AG from 1992 to 1994; Credit Analyst, Manufacturers Hanover Corporation from 1990 to 1992.

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