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Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWR)

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Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
20 West Avenue
Darien, CT 06820
United States - Map
Phone: 203-202-8900
Fax: 203-656-1092

Index Membership:N/A
Full Time Employees:4,800

Business Summary 

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads, and provides railcar switching and other rail-related services. The company’s railroads transport various commodities, including coal and coke; pulp and paper; metallic ores; metals commodities; agricultural products; minerals and stone commodities; lumber and forest products; food or kindred products; chemicals and plastics; petroleum products; autos and auto parts; and municipal solid waste, and construction and demolition debris. As of December 31, 2013, it owned or leased 111 freight railroads, of which 109 are short line railroads and 1 is a regional freight railroad with a total of approximately 13,300 miles of track in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and Belgium. The company also operated 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, as well as sells diesel fuel to other rail operators. 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 Jul 1, 2014 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 6.
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Key Executives 
Mr. John C. Hellmann , 44
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Timothy J. Gallagher B.Com., MBA, CFA, 51
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. David A. Brown , 55
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Allison M. Fergus , 40
Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Mr. Matthew O. Walsh , 39
Sr. VP of Corp. Devel.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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.
Currency in USD.
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