Ellen Fitzsimmons was Appointed as General Counsel at CSX Corporation

Date of management change: November 16, 2012 

What Happened?

CSX Corporation (www.csx.com ) hired Ellen Fitzsimmons as General Counsel


About the Company

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation`s leading transportation suppliers. The company`s rail and intermodal businesses provide rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers. Overall, the CSX Transportation network encompasses about 21,000 route miles of track in 23 states, the District of Columbia and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Our transportation network serves some of the largest population centers in the nation. Nearly two-thirds of Americans live within CSX`s service territory. CSX serves major markets in the eastern United States and has access to over 70 ocean, river and lake port terminals along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. The company also has access to Pacific ports through alliances with western railroads. CSX moves a broad portfolio of products across the country in a way that minimizes the effect on the environment, takes traffic off an already congested highway system, and minimizes fuel consumption and transportation costs.


About the Person

SunTrust Banks has named railroad executive Ellen Fitzsimmons its new top lawyer.   The $203 billion-asset Atlanta company said Fitzsimmons will become its general counsel on Jan. 8. Fitzsimmons will succeed Raymond Fortin, who is retiring after more than two decades in the post.   Fitzsimmons joined CSX in Jacksonville, Fla., in 1991 and has been its general counsel since 2003. She previously worked for the Richmond, Va., law firm Hunton & Williams. Fitzsimmons is a director of Ameren Corp., an electric utility in Missouri and Illinois.


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