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Kansas City Southern (KSU)

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Kansas City Southern

427 West 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
United States

Full Time Employees6,820

Key Executives

Mr. Patrick J. OttensmeyerChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director1.37MN/A59
Mr. Michael W. UpchurchChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP777.76kN/A56
Mr. Jeffrey M. SongerChief Operating Officer and Exec. VP679.81kN/A47
Mr. Brian D. HancockChief Marketing Officer and Exec. VP669.46kN/A51
Mr. José Guillermo Zozaya DelanoPres, GM & Exec. Representative of Kansas City Southern de México Sa de C.v.676.01kN/A65
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.


Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, provides freight rail transportation services. The company operates north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and various ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. It also operates direct rail passageway between Mexico City and Laredo, Texas serving Mexico’s industrial cities and three of its seaports; and owns a 157-mile rail line extending from Laredo, Texas to the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas. In addition, the company owns the northern half of the rail bridge at Laredo, Texas. Its coordinated rail network includes approximately 6,600 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 the chemical and petroleum, industrial and consumer products, agriculture and minerals, energy, intermodal, and automotive markets. Kansas City Southern was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

Corporate Governance

Kansas City Southern’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.