NSC - Norfolk Southern Corporation

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Norfolk Southern Corporation

Three Commercial Place
Norfolk, VA 23510
United States

Full Time Employees28,044

Key Executives

Mr. James A. Squires1.75M267.31k56
Ms. Cynthia C. Earhart931.71k735.3k55
Mr. Michael Joseph Wheeler898.38k78.73k54
Mr. Alan H. Shaw766.62k149.99k49
Mr. Fredric M. EhlersN/AN/AN/A
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 in the United States. It also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. In addition, the company is involved in the operation of scheduled passenger trains; leasing or sale of rail property and equipment; development of commercial real estate; telecommunications; and the acquisition, leasing, and management of coal, oil, gas, and minerals, as well as the transport of automotive and industrial products. As of February 14, 2017, it operated approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.

Corporate Governance

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 15, 2017 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 1.

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.