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Union Pacific Corp (UNP.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lance Fritz

55 2015 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Union Pacific Corporation and the Railroad

Robert Knight

60 2004 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of UPC and the Railroad

Sherrye Hutcherson

2017 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Rhonda Ferguson

48 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

Lynden Tennison

51 2018 Chief Strategy Officer, Executive Vice President

Elizabeth Whited

52 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of the Railroad

Scott Moore

2017 Senior Vice President – Corporate Relations, Chief Administrative Officer

Todd Rynaski

47 2015 Vice President, Controller, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Railroad

David Giandinoto

2018 Vice President - Harriman Dispatching Center and Network Operations

Kari Kirchhoefer

2018 Vice President - Industrial

Thomas Lischer

46 2018 Executive Vice President – Operations of the Railroad

Kenyatta Rocker

46 2018 Executive Vice President – Marketing and Sales of the Railroad

Michael McCarthy

66 2016 Lead Independent Director

Andrew Card

70 2006 Independent Director

Erroll Davis

73 2004 Independent Director

William DeLaney

62 2018 Independent Director

David Dillon

67 2014 Independent Director

Deborah Hopkins

63 2017 Independent Director

Jane Lute

61 2016 Independent Director

Thomas Mclarty

71 2006 Independent Director

Bhavesh Patel

51 2017 Independent Director

Jose Villarreal

64 2009 Independent Director

Mike Staffenbeal

Assistant Vice President – Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Lance Fritz

Mr. Lance M. Fritz is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Fritz was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on February 5, 2015, and elected Chairman of the Board effective October 1, 2015. Prior to being named President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Fritz served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Railroad since February 2014 and was Executive Vice President-Operations from September 2010 until February 2014. Mr. Fritz was the Vice-President-Labor Relations of the Railroad from 2008 until his election as Vice President-Operations in January 2010. Mr. Fritz held several executive positions in the Railroad’s Operating Department from 2005 through 2008, including Regional Vice President-Southern Region and Regional Vice President-Northern Region. Prior to joining the Railroad, Mr. Fritz served in various executive positions with Fiskars, Inc., Cooper Industries and General Electric.

Robert Knight

Mr. Robert M. Knight, Jr. is a Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of UPC and the Railroad. He previously was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer effective March 15, 2012. He previously was Vice President and General Manager - Industrial Products effective April 14, 2005.

Sherrye Hutcherson

Rhonda Ferguson

Ms. Rhonda S. Ferguson is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary of the Company. She is currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of the Company. She is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of UPC and the Railroad. She joins Union Pacific from FirstEnergy Corp., where she was vice president, corporate secretary and chief ethics officer since 2007. A Fortune 200,$15 billiondiversified energy company based inAkron, Ohio, FirstEnergy operates 10 electric distribution companies in a highly regulated industry. Prior to joining FirstEnergy, Ferguson worked as assistant general counsel and assistant corporate secretary at Ferro Corporation in suburbanCleveland. Prior to that, she served as partner at Baker Hostetler LLP and as a litigation associate at Thompson Hine LLP, both inCleveland. Ferguson earned a Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University and Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.

Lynden Tennison

Mr. Lynden L. Tennison has been appointed as Chief Strategy Officer, Executive Vice President effective August 1, 2018. As senior vice president and chief information officer, Tennison was responsible for managing the development, implementation and operation of Union Pacific Railroad's information and telecommunications technologies. He served in a variety of leadership roles including responsibility for the application systems and architectures for the entire company. From 1998 through 2001, Tennison was president and chief executive officer of Nexterna, a Union Pacific technology subsidiary. Prior to joining Union Pacific in 1992, he worked at American Airlines' SABRE division, AT&T and Southwestern Bell Telephone. Tennison has a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a current and/or past member of the board of directors for several corporate entities.

Elizabeth Whited

Ms. Elizabeth F. Whited is Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of the Railroad of the Company. She previously was Vice President and General Manager – Chemicals effective October 1, 2012. She previously was Vice President of the Railroad’s National Customer Service Center effective April 19, 2011.

Scott Moore

Todd Rynaski

Mr. Todd M. Rynaski is a Vice President, Controller; Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Railroad of the Company. He is was elected Vice President and Controller of UPC and Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of the Railroad effective September 1, 2015. He previously was Assistant Vice President – Accounting of the Railroad effective January 1, 2014, and Assistant Vice President – Financial Reporting and Analysis effective April 1, 2011, and General Director – Information Technologies effective September 1, 2008.

David Giandinoto

Mr. David Giandinoto is Vice President - Harriman Dispatching Center and Network Operations of the Company. Giandinoto leads Union Pacific's centralized train dispatching organization with responsibility for keeping trains moving safely and efficiently. He joined Union Pacific in 1994 and most recently served as assistant vice president, locomotive distribution and network operations. He has held leadership roles in the Operating as well as Marketing and Sales departments, including assistant vice president of the company's Northern Region operations, general superintendent at the Proviso yard inChicagoand general manager of the Union Pacific Distribution Services subsidiary. He succeeds Lischer.

Kari Kirchhoefer

Ms. Kari Kirchhoefer is Vice President - Industrial of the Company. Kirchhoefer is responsible for customers in multiple commodity areas including construction, lumber and paper products, metals and ores, specialized markets, minerals, industrial chemicals, plastics and soda ash. She most recently served as vice president, Customer Care & Support. Kirchhoefer has held numerous leadership positions during her 26-year Union Pacific career including vice president and general manager, Chemicals, president of the company's Streamline subsidiary, and Agricultural Products and Market Development and Sales Center roles.

Thomas Lischer

Mr. Thomas A. Lischer is Executive Vice President – Operations of the Railroad of the Company. He is responsible for the company’s train operations throughout the railroad’s 23 states. He is in charge of all transportation services including managing and maintaining locomotives, rail cars, tracks, train dispatching and crew calling; as well as Mechanical and Engineering functions. He most recently led Union Pacific’s centralized train dispatching organization since April 2017. He has held many leadership roles within the company’s Operating department including assistant vice president, locomotive distribution and network operations, and positions in all three of Union Pacific’s Operating department regions. Lischer joined the company in 1995.

Kenyatta Rocker

Mr. Kenyatta G. Rocker is Executive Vice President – Marketing and Sales of the Railroad of the Company. He is responsible for the companys four major business units: Agriculture, Energy, Industrial and Premium, including Union Pacifics Mexico business that accounted for approximately 11 percent of the railroad’s total 2017 volume. He also oversees the company’s Customer Care and Support team and the Loup Logistics subsidiary. Rocker served as vice president and general manager of Union Pacific’s Industrial business since August 2016. He held various positions during his railroad career including assignments in Automotive, the Market Development and Sales Center, and Chemicals. Rocker joined Union Pacific in 1994. He succeeds Whited.

Michael McCarthy

Mr. Michael R. McCarthy is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McCarthy serves as chairman of McCarthy Group, LLC, a private investment group, which he co-founded in 1986. Mr. McCarthy has served as a director of Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc. since 2001, and Cabela’s Incorporated from 1996 to 2017. Mr. McCarthy currently serves as our lead independent director.

Andrew Card

Mr. Andrew H. Card, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Card most recently served as the President of Franklin Pierce University from January 12, 2015 until August 1, 2016. Mr. Card previously served as the Executive Director of the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Texas A&M University from August 2013 to December 2014. From July 2011 to August 2013, Mr. Card served as acting dean of The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Mr. Card served as Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush from November 2000 to April 2006. Prior to joining the White House, Mr. Card served as Vice President-Government Relations for General Motors Corporation, one of the world’s largest auto makers. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Card was President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Automobile Manufacturers Association. Mr. Card served as the 11th Secretary of Transportation under President George H.W. Bush from 1992 to 1993. He also served as a Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for President Ronald Reagan. Mr. Card served on the board of Lorillard, Inc. from August 2011 to 2015.

Erroll Davis

Mr. Erroll B. Davis, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Davis was appointed the interim superintendent of the Atlanta Public Schools on July 1, 2011, and most recently served as its superintendent from August 15, 2011 until July 7, 2014. Mr. Davis was the Chancellor of the University System of Georgia from February 2006 to June 2011. From 1998 until July 2005, Mr. Davis was President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliant Energy Corporation, an energy holding company. He also served as Chairman of Alliant from April 2000 until January 31, 2006. Mr. Davis was a director of PPG Industries, Inc. from 1994 to 2007, a director of BP plc from 1998 to 2010, and served as a director of General Motors Corporation from 2009 to 2015. He is currently a director of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.

William DeLaney

Mr. William J. DeLaney is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. DeLaney retired as Chief Executive Officer from Sysco Corporation (Sysco), an international food marketing and distribution company, on December 31, 2017. The Board also appointed Mr. DeLaney to serve on the Audit Committee and the Compensation and Benefits Committee. All Company directors serve concurrently on the Board of Directors of the Company’s principal operating subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company (the Railroad). Mr. DeLaney joined Sysco in 1987. He served in various finance, management and leadership roles for over thirty years and was named its Chief Executive Officer in 2009. Mr. DeLaney is also a member of the Board of Directors of Sanmina Corporation and Express Scripts Holding Company.

David Dillon

Mr. David B. Dillon is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dillon retired as the Chairman of the Board of The Kroger Co. and from The Kroger Co. Board of Directors on December 31, 2014, where he was Chairman since 2004 and was the Chief Executive Officer of The Kroger Co. from 2003 through 2013. Mr. Dillon served as the President of The Kroger Co. from 1995 to 2003. Mr. Dillon was elected Executive Vice President of The Kroger Co. in 1990 and was President of Dillon Companies, Inc. from 1986 to 1995. Mr. Dillon was a director of Convergys Corporation from 2000 to 2011 and served as a director of The Kroger Co. from 1995 to 2014 and DIRECTV from 2011 to 2015. In August 2015, Mr. Dillon became a director of the 3M Company.

Deborah Hopkins

Ms. Deborah Chase Hopkins serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Hopkins was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Citi Ventures and Citi’s Chief Innovation Officer from May of 2008 until her retirement on December 31, 2016. Ms. Hopkins joined Citi in 2003 as Head of Corporate Strategy and was later appointed Chief Operations and Technology Officer. Prior to joining Citi, Ms. Hopkins served as the Chief Financial Officer at Boeing and then Lucent Technologies, General Auditor of General Motors before being named Vice President of Finance at General Motors Europe, and Corporate Controller at Unisys. Ms. Hopkins was a director of DuPont from 2000 to 2005 and served as a director of Qlik Technologies from 2011 to August 2016. In January 2017, Ms. Hopkins became a director of Marsh and McLennnan Companies.

Jane Lute

Ms. Jane H. Lute is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Lute is the President and CEO of SICPA North America, a company that specializes in providing solutions to protect the integrity and value of products, processes, and documents. Ms. Lute also serves as Special Advisor to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, where she has held several positions in peacekeeping and peace building. Previously, Ms. Lute served as Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2009-2013. She also served as Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Internet Security (CIS), an operating not-for-profit organization and home of the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) providing cybersecurity services for state, local, tribal and territorial governments. Ms. Lute is a member of several international commissions focused on cybersecurity and the future of the Internet. She began her distinguished career in the United States Army and served on the National Security Council staff under both Presidents George H.W. Bush and William Jefferson Clinton. Ms. Lute holds a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University and a J.D. from Georgetown University. She is a member of the Virginia bar.

Thomas Mclarty

Mr. Thomas F. Mclarty III is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McLarty has been President of McLarty Associates (formerly Kissinger McLarty Associates), an international strategic advisory and advocacy firm, since 1999. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. McLarty served in several positions in the Clinton White House, including Chief of Staff to the President, Counselor to the President and Special Envoy for the Americas. In 1998, Mr. McLarty returned to be Chairman and President of the McLarty Companies, a fourth generation family-owned transportation business. From 1983 to 1992, Mr. McLarty served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arkla, Inc., a Fortune 500 natural gas company. Mr. McLarty was a director of Acxiom Corporation from 1999 until 2010.

Bhavesh Patel

Mr. Bhavesh V. Patel is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Patel is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LyondellBasell), an international plastics, chemical and refining company. Mr. Patel joined LyondellBasell in March 2010 and, prior to being named CEO, held a variety of senior leadership roles including Senior Vice President, Olefins and Polyolefins - Americas; Senior Vice President, Olefins and Polyolefins - Europe, Asia and International, based in the Netherlands; and Executive Vice President, Olefins and Polyolefins - Europe, Asia and International. Patel was named CEO and Chairman of the company’s management board in January 2015. Prior to joining LyondellBasell, Patel held multiple leadership positions at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company. He worked for Chevron Corporation and its affiliates for more than 20 years.

Jose Villarreal

Mr. Jose H. Villarreal is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Villarreal was a partner with Akin, Gump, Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, a law firm, from 1994 through 2008 and has served as a non-employee advisor to the firm since 2008. Prior thereto, Mr. Villarreal served as assistant attorney general in the Public Finance Division of the Texas attorney general’s office. Mr. Villarreal also served in senior roles in numerous presidential campaigns. Mr. Villarreal was a director of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. from 1998 to 2006, First Solar, Inc. from 2007 to 2012, and PMI Group, Inc. from 2005 to 2013. Mr. Villarreal served as United States Commissioner General to the Shanghai 2010 World Expo.

Mike Staffenbeal