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    Kansas City Southern (KSU)

    92.26 Up 0.87(0.95%) Nov 27, 1:02PM EST
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    Kansas City Southern
    427 West 12th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    United States - Map
    Phone: 816-983-1303
    Website: http://www.kcsouthern.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Full Time Employees:6,490

    Business Summary 

    Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, engages in the freight rail transportation business. It operates north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and various ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas in the midwest and southeast regions of the United States. The company also operates direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas serving various Mexico’s industrial cities and three of its seaports; a 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo, Texas to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas; and The Kansas City Southern Railway Company rail line between Meridian, Mississippi and Shreveport, Louisiana, as well as owns the northern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas. Its coordinated rail network comprises approximately 6,500 route miles extending from the midwest and southeast portions of the United States south into Mexico and connects with other Class I railroads. The company serves customers conducting business in various industries, including electric-generating utilities, chemical and petroleum products, paper and forest products, agriculture and mineral products, automotive products, and intermodal transportation. Kansas City Southern was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Kansas City Southern’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2015 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 8.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. David L. Starling , 66
    Chief Exec. Officer, Director and Member of Exec. Committee
    Mr. Patrick J. Ottensmeyer , 57
    Mr. Michael W. Upchurch , 54
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Warren K. Erdman , 56
    Exec. VP of Admin. and Corp. Affairs
    Mr. José Guillermo Zozaya Delano , 63
    Pres of Kansas City Southern de México SA de CV
    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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