People: Kansas City Southern (KSU_p.N)

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21 Nov 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Haverty

69 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

David Starling

64 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Upchurch

53 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jose Zozaya Delano

61 2006 President and Executive Representative of Kansas City Southern de México, S.A. de C.V.

Patrick Ottensmeyer

56 2008 Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Warren Erdman

55 2010 Executive Vice President - Administration and Corporate Affairs

Mary Stadler

54 2009 Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President

Michael Naatz

48 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Lora Cheatum

2014 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

William Wochner

66 2007 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Lu Cordova

59 2010 Independent Director

Henry Davis

74 2008 Independent Director

Robert Druten

67 2004 Independent Director

Terrence Dunn

64 2007 Independent Director

Antonio Garza

54 2010 Independent Director

Thomas McDonnell

68 2003 Presiding Independent Director

Rodney Slater

59 2001 Independent Director

William Galligan

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Haverty

Mr. Michael R. Haverty is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Kansas City Southern. He has been a director of KCS since May 1995, and from January 1, 2001 through September 30, 2013 was Executive Chairman of the Board. Effective October 1, 2013, Mr. Haverty became the non-executive Chairman of KCS and is no longer an employee of the Company. He served as Chief Executive Officer of KCS from July 12, 2000 until July 31, 2010. Mr. Haverty served as President of KCS from July 12, 2000 to June 12, 2006. Mr. Haverty served as Executive Vice President of KCS from May 1995 until July 12, 2000. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (“KCSR”) from 1995 to 2005 and was a director of KCSR from 1995 to September 30, 2013. He served as Chairman of the Board of KCSR from 1999 until September 30, 2013. Mr. Haverty served as a director of the Panama Canal Railway Company, an affiliate of KCS, from 1996 and as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of that company from 1999 until September 30, 2013. Mr. Haverty served as Co-Chairman of Panarail Tourism Company, an affiliate of KCS, from 2000 until September 30, 2013. He has served as Chairman of the Board of KCSM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of KCS, from April 1, 2005 until September 30, 2013. Mr. Haverty served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Haverty Corporation from 1993 to May 1995, acted as an independent executive transportation advisor from 1991 to 1993, and was President and Chief Operating Officer of The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company from 1989 to 1991.

David Starling

Mr. David L. Starling is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Kansas City Southern. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of KCS from July 1, 2008 through August 1, 2010. Mr. Starling has also served as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of KCSR since July 1, 2008. He has also served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of KCSM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since September 2009. Mr. Starling has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Panama Canal Railway Company (“PCRC”), a joint venture company owned equally by KCS and Mi-Jack Products, Inc., since July 2008. Mr. Starling has served as a director of Ferrellgas, Inc., since February 27, 2014. Prior to joining KCS, Mr. Starling served as President and Director General of PCRC from 1999 through June 2008. From 1988 through 1999, Mr. Starling served in various leadership positions for American President Lines including most recently vice president Central Asia headquartered in Hong Kong.

Michael Upchurch

Mr. Michael W. Upchurch is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Kansas City Southern. Mr. Upchurch served in this capacity since October 16, 2008. Mr. Upchurch joined KCS in March 2008 as Senior Vice President Purchasing and Financial Management. From 1990 through September 2006, Mr. Upchurch served in various senior financial leadership positions at Sprint Nextel Corporation and its predecessor, Sprint Corporation, including Senior Vice President Financial Operations, Senior Vice President Finance Sprint Business Solutions and Senior Vice President Finance Long Distance Division.

Jose Zozaya Delano

Mr. Jose Guillermo Zozaya Delano is President and Executive Representative of Kansas City Southern de México, S.A. de C.V., subsidiary of Kansas City Southern. Mr. Zozaya served in this position since April 20, 2006. Mr. Zozaya has 35 years of experience in law and government relations, most recently as the legal and government relations director for ExxonMobil México, S.A. de C.V., where he spent nine years prior to joining KCSM.

Patrick Ottensmeyer

Mr. Patrick J. Ottensmeyer is Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing of Kansas City Southern. Mr. Ottensmeyer served in this capacity since October 16, 2008. Mr. Ottensmeyer joined KCS in May 2006 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining KCS, Mr. Ottensmeyer served as Chief Financial Officer of Intranasal Therapeutics, Inc. from 2001 to May 2006. From 2000 to 2001, he served as Corporate Vice President Finance and Treasurer for Dade-Behring Holdings, Inc. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Ottensmeyer served as Vice President Finance and Treasurer at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation and BNSF Railway and their predecessor companies.

Warren Erdman

Mr. Warren K. Erdman is Executive Vice President - Administration and Corporate Affairs of Kansas City Southern. Mr. Erdman served in this capacity since April 2010. Mr. Erdman served as Executive Vice President — Corporate Affairs from October 2007 until April 2010. He served as Senior Vice President — Corporate Affairs of KCS and KCSR from January 2006 to September 2007. Mr. Erdman served as Vice President — Corporate Affairs of KCS from April 15, 1997 to December 31, 2005 and as Vice President — Corporate Affairs of KCSR from May 1997 to December 31, 2005. Prior to joining KCS, Mr. Erdman served as Chief of Staff to United States Senator Kit Bond of Missouri from 1987 to 1997.

Mary Stadler

Ms. Mary K. Stadler is Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President of Kansas City Southern. She served in this capacity since March 2, 2009. From April 1990 through August 2008, Ms. Stadler served in various finance leadership positions at Sprint Nextel Corporation and its predecessor, Sprint Corporation, including Vice President — Finance Operations and most recently served as its Vice President — Assistant Controller.

Michael Naatz

Mr. Michael J. Naatz is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Kansas City Southern. He served in this capacity since May 7, 2012. Prior to joining KCS, Mr. Naatz served as President of USF Holland, a YRC Worldwide, Inc. (“YRCW”) company, from 2011 to May 2012. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Naatz served as President and Chief Customer Officer - Customer Care Division at YRCW. From 2008 to 2010, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information & Service Officer at YRCW. From 2005 to 2007, he served as President-Enterprise Services Division at YRCW. From 1994 to 2005, he held various leadership positions with USF Corporation.

Lora Cheatum

Ms. Lora Cheatum has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Kansas City Southern. Ms. Cheatum has 27 years of human resources and business leadership experience. She joins KCS from Layne, where she was senior vice president global human resources since 2012. In that role, she led the human resources function for a global water management, construction and mining company with 4,000 plus employees in 80 locations in the U.S. and on five continents. Prior to Layne, she spent nine years with Kansas City Power & Light, most recently as vice president of procurement and previously as vice president human resources, where she led human capital strategy development and execution, focused on competency-based sourcing, succession planning, talent management and reward. Ms. Cheatum has also held human resources and operations management roles with Walmart Stores, Inc. in Bentonville, Ark. and Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc. in Louisville, Ky. Ms. Cheatum holds a master of business administration from the University of Kansas and a bachelor of arts in education from Washburn University. She has served on the advisory board of St. Luke’s Northland Hospital and INROADS and was an advisory board member for the Bloch School of Business at the University of Missouri Kansas City. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and was executive speaker for Supply Chain Management.

William Wochner

Mr. William J. Wochner is Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of Kansas City Southern. He served in this capacity since February 2007. He served as Vice President and Interim General Counsel from December 2006 to January 2007. From September 2006 to December 2006, Mr. Wochner served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel. From March 2005 to September 2006, Mr. Wochner served as Vice President Sales and Marketing/Contracts for KCSR. From February 1993 to March 2005, Mr. Wochner served as Vice President and General Solicitor of KCSR.

Lu Cordova

Ms. Lu M. Cordova is Independent Director of Kansas City Southern. Ms. Córdova has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Corlund Industries, L.L.C., an investment holding company specializing in operations management, strategic planning, business development and capital finance, since 2005. Ms. Córdova has also served as General Manager of Almacen Storage-US, LLC, which provides self-storage and small business warehousing in resort areas in Mexico, since 2007. She has been a director of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. since June 2011. She served on the Board of Directors of the 10th District Federal Reserve Bank based in Kansas City, Missouri from January 2005 until December 2011, where she served on the audit committee and compensation committee, and as Chairman of the Board of the 10th District Federal Reserve Bank from January 2008 until January 2011. Before serving on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, she served on its Economic Advisory Council from 2002 through 2004. She served as president of CTEK Venture Centers, a not-for-profit business catalyst, from 2001 until her retirement in 2005. She also served as Chairman of CTEK Angels, also a not-for-profit business catalyst, from 2002 until 2007. Ms. Córdova served as Chief Executive Officer of Acteva, an e-commerce software transaction provider, from 1998 until 2000. Ms. Córdova was formerly a vice president at @Home Network and at McGraw-Hill.

Henry Davis

Mr. Henry R. Davis is Independent Director of Kansas City Southern. Since 1998, Mr. Davis has served as President of the investment firm Promotora DAC, S.A. de C.V., which focuses its investments in the financial and real estate sectors. Mr. Davis served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board of Grupo Cifra from 1983, until its acquisition by Wal-Mart de México in 1998. Mr. Davis is a director of Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. de C.V. (1999 to present) and Fibra Uno, S.A.B. de C.V. (2011 to present). He previously served as a director of Grupo Aeroportuario de Pacífico S.A.B. de C.V. (2006 to 2010) and Ixe Grupo Financiero S.A. de C.V. (2001 to 2011).

Robert Druten

Mr. Robert J. Druten is an Independent Director of Kansas City Southern. Mr. Druten served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hallmark Cards, Inc. from 1994 until his retirement in August 2006. From 1991 until 1994, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Crown Media, Inc., a cable communications subsidiary of Hallmark. He served as Vice President of Corporate Development and Planning of Hallmark from 1989 until 1991. Prior to joining Hallmark in 1986, Mr. Druten held a variety of executive positions with Pioneer Western Corporation from 1983 to 1986. Mr. Druten has served as a trustee of EPR Properties (“EPR”), a real estate investment trust, since 1997 and is its Chairman of the Board. He has also been a member of the compensation, governance and finance committees of EPR. He has served as a director of Alliance Holdings GP, L.P., a publicly traded limited partnership whose publicly traded subsidiary is engaged in the production and marketing of coal, since 2007, where he serves on the Audit Committee and its Conflicts Committee. Mr. Druten previously served as a director of American Italian Pasta Company, from 2007 until it was acquired by Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. in July 2010, where he was the Chair of the Audit Committee and also served on the Compensation Committee.

Terrence Dunn

Mr. Terrence P. Dunn is Independent Director of Kansas City Southern. Mr. Dunn has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of J.E. Dunn Construction Group (formerly known as Dunn Industries) since 1989. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, J.E. Dunn Construction Group is the holding company for commercial contracting and construction company affiliates across the nation. Mr. Dunn has served on the Board of Directors of UMB Financial Corporation since 2003. As the President and Chief Executive Officer of a $2.5 billion (revenue) construction company, Mr. Dunn has extensive executive experience in managing a capital intensive business, corporate finance and accounting and strategic planning. Mr. Dunn also has strong skills in executive compensation matters and business expansion. He also has strong board leadership skills developed as lead director of UMB Financial Corporation and as former chairman of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

Antonio Garza

Ambassador Antonio O. Garza is Independent Director of Kansas City Southern. Mr. Garza has served as Counsel to the Mexico City office of White & Case, LLP since 2009. White & Case has acted as outside legal counsel to KCSM for over ten years. As counsel to the firm, Mr. Garza does not share in the profits of the firm and is not compensated for fees generated by the firm for performing legal work for KCS or KCSM. Additionally, Mr. Garza is Chairman of Vianovo Ventures, a cross border business consultancy. Mr. Garza served as United States Ambassador to Mexico from 2002 until January 2009. Mr. Garza was elected to the Texas Railroad Commission in 1998 and served as its Chairman from 1999 until he left the Commission in 2002 to serve as United States Ambassador to Mexico. He served as the Secretary of State of Texas from 1994 until 1998. Since May 2009, Mr. Garza has been a director of Basic Energy Services, an oil and gas well services company, for which he also has served on the Compensation Committee since October 2009. Mr. Garza also serves on the Board of Directors of MoneyGram International, Inc., a global money transfer company, since 2012. From June 2009 through March 2012, he served on the Board of Directors of BBVA Compass Bank. Basic Energy Services, MoneyGram and BBVA Compass Bank are all publicly traded companies on the NYSE. He has served as a director of KCSM since October 2011. Mr. Garza previously served on the Advisory Council of KCSM from October 2009 until his election to the Company’s Board of Directors in May 2010. He also is on the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University, for which he serves on the finance/legal committee, and on the University of Texas Development Board. Mr. Garza is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a past recipient of the “Aguila Azteca”, the Mexican government’s highest honor bestowed upon a foreign national.

Thomas McDonnell

Mr. Thomas A. McDonnell is Presiding Independent Director of Kansas City Southern. Mr. McDonnell has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation since January 1, 2013. He served as a director of DST Systems, Inc. (“DST”) from 1971 until his retirement on December 31, 2012, and as Chief Executive Officer of DST from 1984 until his retirement in September 2012. He previously served as President of DST from 1973 until July 2009 (except for a 30-month period from October 1984 to April 1987). DST provides sophisticated information processing, computer software services and business solutions to the financial services, communications and healthcare industries. He is a director of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (since December 1996) and serves on the audit committee of this public company. He previously served as a director of Blue Valley Ban Corp (from 1996 until July 2010), Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (from April 2001 until April 2010) and Garmin Ltd. (from March 2001 until May 2010). He served on the audit committees of the boards of each of these public companies other than Blue Valley Ban Corp. Mr. McDonnell previously served as a director of KCS from 1983 until October 1995. Mr. McDonnell also served as an officer and director of KCSR before DST was spun off from KCS in 1995.

Rodney Slater

Mr. Rodney Earl Slater is Independent Director of Kansas City Southern. Mr. Slater is a partner in the public policy practice group of the law firm Patton Boggs LLP and has served as a member of the firm’s transportation practice group in Washington, D.C. since 2001. He served as United States Secretary of Transportation from 1997 to January 2001 and head of the Federal Highway Administration from 1993 to 1996. Mr. Slater is also a director of Southern Development Bancorporation (since May 2001), International Battery, Inc. (since May 2009), Transurban Group (since June 2009), Verizon Communications, Inc. (since March 2010) and WS Atkins plc (since September 2011). Mr. Slater has served as a member of the Brambles Advisory Board since August 2010. Mr. Slater previously served as a Director of ICx Technologies, Inc. from July 2006 through October 2010 and Delta Airlines from October 2008 through June 2011, International Battery, Inc. from May 2009 to December 2012, Parsons Brinkerhoff from March 2008 to March 2009 and is a Past Chairman of the Board of United Way of America.

William Galligan

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