Received the following via email.
Gary Sease Named CSXT Vice President, Corporate
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - March 12, 2014 - CSX Transportation,
Inc. today announced the appointment of Gary T. Sease as vice president,
corporate communications, effective March 30. He succeeds Vance Meyer, who
is leaving CSX after leading significant communications efforts, including
successfully strengthening the company's brand and developing social media
capabilities over the past nine years.
Currently, Sease serves as
director, corporate communications for CSX Transportation, a role in which
he leads the company's media efforts and supports initiatives with respect
to branding, employee engagement, the financial community and public
safety. In that regard, Sease developed the company's signature "Play it
Safe" campaigns, and led CSX's efforts to broaden public safety messages,
often in partnership with government and non-profit safety
"Gary is a skilled and experienced communications professional
and leader who seeks to address the needs and expectations of CSX's many
audiences with candor, efficiency and insight. With extensive media
relations, regulatory, financial and management communications background,
he will build on the successes Vance brought to CSX," said Ellen
Fitzsimmons, CSX executive vice president of law and public
Sease began his career as a reporter at The Florida Times-Union
and later worked for United Press International before joining CSX in 1986.
He has been active in the Florida and Jacksonville Chambers of Commerce and
the Florida NAACP.
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida,
is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and
rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad
array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural,
and consumer products. For more than 185 years, CSX has played a critical
role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its
network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States,
where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links
more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake
ports with major population centers and small farming towns alike. More
information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at www.csx.com. Like us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OfficialCSX)
and follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/CSX).