Press Release Source: Kansas City Southern On Thursday September 23, 2010, 4:41 pm EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU - News) today announced the appointment of Douglas W. Vogl as vice president of audit and enterprise risk management. Mr. Vogl will report to KCS executive vice president and chief financial officer Michael W. Upchurch.
“Doug is well known in Kansas City as an audit and risk management expert,” said Mr. Upchurch. “We are pleased that he will bring to KCS his expertise from auditing and performing enterprise-wide risk management assessments, SOX audits, compliance reviews, operational audits and IT audit consulting for a variety of industries.”
Mr. Vogl joins KCS from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he spent 10 years leading and developing the internal audit and consulting practice. Prior to joining PwC, Mr. Vogl worked in the information technology division of FedEx and has extensive experience in systems design, development, implementation and administration.
Mr. Vogl holds a master of business administration from Benedictine College and a bachelor of science in information technology management from Christian Brothers University. He is a certified information systems auditor and a certified information systems security professional.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., KCS is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama. Its primary U.S. holding is The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, serving the central and south central U.S. Its international holdings include Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., serving northeastern and central Mexico and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent interest in Panama Canal Railway Company, providing ocean-to-ocean freight and passenger service along the Panama Canal. KCS' North American rail holdings and strategic alliances are primary components of a NAFTA Railway system, linking the commercial and industrial centers of the U.S., Mexico and Canada.