NSC - Norfolk Southern Corporation

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Norfolk Southern Corporation

Three Commercial Place
Norfolk, VA 23510
United States

Full Time Employees26,662

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. James A. SquiresChairman, Pres & CEO4.06M3.82M1961
Ms. Cynthia C. EarhartExec. VP & CFO1.55M466.85k1962
Mr. Michael Joseph WheelerExec. VP of Gov. Relations & COO1.55M137.36k1963
Mr. Alan H. ShawExec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer1.55MN/A1968
Mr. John M. ScheibExec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer1.21MN/A1972
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.


Norfolk Southern Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods. The company transports industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, 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, 2018, 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 4, 2019 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; 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.