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    Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWR)

    69.16 Down 1.30(1.85%) 2:22PM EST - Nasdaq Real Time Price
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    Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
    20 West Avenue
    Darien, CT 06820
    United States - Map
    Phone: 203-202-8900
    Fax: 203-656-1092
    Website: http://www.gwrr.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Full Time Employees:7,500

    Business Summary 

    Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads, and provides railcar switching and other rail-related services. It operates in two segments, North American & European Operations and Australian Operations. The company transport various commodities, including agricultural products, chemicals and plastics, metals, metallic ores, coal and coke, minerals and stones, pulp and paper, intermodal commodities, petroleum products, food and kindred products, autos and auto parts, wastes, and other commodities. It owns or leases 116 freight railroads, including 103 short line railroads and 2 regional freight railroads located in the United States, 8 short line railroads located in Canada, 1 railroad located in Australia, and 1 railroad located in the Netherlands and Belgium, with a total of approximately 14,200 miles of track. The company also operates 1 longer-haul 1,400-mile railroad, which links the Port of Darwin to the Australian interstate rail network in South Australia; and approximately 3,300 additional miles of track that is owned or leased by others. It also provides industrial and port terminal switching, and contract coal loading services; car hire, rental, and repair services; demurrage and storage services; crewing and track access services; and railroad engineering, construction, maintenance, and repair services for short line and regional railroads, public-transit agencies, and industrial customers. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Darien, Connecticut.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Genesee & Wyoming Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2015 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 5.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. John C. Hellmann , 45
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. Timothy J. Gallagher ,
    Chief Financial Officer
    Mr. David A. Brown , 56
    Chief Operating Officer
    Ms. Allison M. Fergus , 41
    Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Mr. Matthew O. Walsh , 40
    Exec. VP of Global Corp. Devel.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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