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Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWR)

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Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

20 West Avenue
Darien, CT 06820
United States

Full Time Employees8,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. John C. HellmannChairman, CEO & Pres2.03M16.53k1970
Mr. Timothy J. GallagherChief Financial Officer1.11M5.84k1963
Ms. Allison M. FergusGen. Counsel & Sec.1.18M2.99k1974
Mr. Matthew O. WalshExec. VP of Global Corp. Devel.1.1M5.68k1975
Mr. Christopher F. LiucciChief Accounting Officer & Global ControllerN/AN/A1969
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.


Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and leases freight railroads worldwide. It operates through three segments: North American Operations, Australian Operations, and U.K./European Operations. The company transports various commodities, including agricultural products, autos and auto parts, chemicals and plastics, coal and coke, intermodal, food and kindred products, lumber and forest products, metallic ores, metals, minerals and stone, petroleum products, pulp and paper, waste, and other commodities. It owns or leases 120 freight railroads, including 104 short line railroads and 2 regional freight railroads located in the United States, 8 short line railroads located in Canada, 3 railroads located in Australia, 1 railroad located in the United Kingdom, 1 railroad in Poland and Germany, and 1 railroads in the Netherlands with a total of approximately 16,100 miles of track. The company also operates 6,200 additional miles of track that is owned or leased by others. In addition, it operates deep sea maritime containers and provides bulk haulage, including coal, aggregates, cement, and infrastructure services. Further, the company provides rail services at approximately 40 ports; rail-ferry services in the United States Southeast and Mexico; transload services; and contract coal loading, and railcar switching and repair services for industrial customers. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Darien, Connecticut.

Corporate Governance

Genesee & Wyoming Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 4.

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.