KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU - News) and its U.S. subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), announced today the promotion of Gene M. Goode from assistant vice president finance to vice president-administration. Mr. Goode will report to executive vice president-corporate affairs Warren K. Erdman.
“Gene has been with KCS for 30 years and is a valuable employee,” said Mr. Erdman. “In his new capacity, he will bring even greater value to our company by managing several important administrative functions that are essential to the company’s daily operations, including real estate, building facilities and U.S. security.”
Mr. Goode joined Kansas City Southern in 1980 and has served in accounting, comptroller and other finance roles for KCS and various subsidiaries during his tenure. Most recently, he was integral to financing the purchases of Kansas City Southern de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (KCSM) and Panama Canal Railway Company (PCRC), as well as projects related to strategic studies and risk management. Mr. Goode holds a master of business administration in finance and a bachelor of arts in accounting from Avila University.
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 KCSR, serving the central and south central U.S. Its international holdings include KCSM, serving northeastern and central Mexico and the port cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent interest in PCRC, 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.