NSC - Norfolk Southern Corporation

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Norfolk Southern Corporation

Three Commercial Place
Norfolk, VA 23510
United States

Full Time Employees27,110

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. James A. SquiresChairman, Pres & CEO1.75M267.31k1961
Ms. Cynthia C. EarhartExec. VP of Fin. & CFO931.71k735.3k1962
Mr. Michael Joseph WheelerExec. VP & COO898.38k78.73k1963
Mr. Alan H. ShawExec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer766.62k149.99k1968
Mr. Thomas E. HurlbutVP & ControllerN/AN/A1965
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.


Norfolk Southern Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods. It also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports, as well as coal, automotive, and industrial products; and provides commuter passenger services. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia in the United States. Norfolk Southern Corporation was founded in 1883 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.

Corporate Governance

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 1, 2018 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 2.

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.