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Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC)

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Norfolk Southern Corporation

Three Commercial Place
Norfolk, VA 23510-2191
United States
757 629 2680

Full Time Employees19,100

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. James A. SquiresChairman, Pres & CEO1.94M5.68M1961
Mr. Mark R. GeorgeExec. VP of Fin. & CFO888.32kN/A1968
Ms. Cynthia M. SanbornExec. VP & COO872.72kN/A1965
Mr. Alan H. ShawExec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer873.42k241.84k1968
Ms. Ann A. AdamsExec. VP & Chief Transformation Officer865.12k353.43k1971
Mr. Fredric M. EhlersVP of Information Technology & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Meghan AchimasiSr. Director of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Susan S. StuartVP of Audit & ComplianceN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Vanessa L. Allen SutherlandExec. VP & Chief Legal OfficerN/AN/A1972
Mr. John S. HatfieldVP Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/A1966
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 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. The company transports industrial products, including agriculture, forest and consumer products, chemicals, and metals and construction materials; and coal, automobiles, and automotive parts. It also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports; and provides commuter passenger services. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated approximately 19,300 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia. Norfolk Southern Corporation was incorporated in 1980 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.

Corporate Governance

Norfolk Southern Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 1, 2021 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 8; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 3.

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.