NORFOLK, Va., July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) announced today that Anne Melaragni has been named vice president human resources, effective July 29.
Melaragni will be based primarily in Norfolk, Virginia, and report to Annie Adams, executive vice president and chief transformation officer. Her responsibilities will include all aspects of human resources for the company.
Prior to joining Norfolk Southern, Melaragni served for 15 years in various roles of progressive responsibility at a leading global provider of transportation and logistics services. She most recently served as global head of total rewards, responsible for the planning, design, and implementation of the multi-billion-dollar corporation's global compensation and benefit programs. Melaragni also served as vice president of global HR organizational transformation, working to redesign the vision, strategy, structure, and roadmap for a global HR function. In 2017, she served as vice president of HR's international and emerging markets, responsible for developing and implementing the strategy, programs, policy, and team for emerging markets and accelerated growth countries.
"Norfolk Southern is excited to have Anne Melaragni's extensive experience in talent management, employee relations, and organizational design," said Adams. "Her experience in the logistics and transportation industry will bring valuable insight to the Norfolk Southern team as we reimagine our organization. We are excited to have Anne assume a key leadership role as we execute our new strategic plan."
Melaragni holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Miami University.
About Norfolk Southern
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.
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