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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 Employees7,300

Key Executives

Mr. John C. HellmannChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres1.99M544.97k47
Mr. Timothy J. GallagherChief Financial Officer1.11M186.53k54
Mr. David A. BrownChief Operating Officer862.71kN/A58
Ms. Allison M. FergusGen. Counsel and Sec.933.01k95.78k43
Mr. Matthew O. WalshExec. VP of Global Corp. Devel.2.07M185.22k42
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.


Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and leases freight railroads. 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, 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 122 freight railroads, including 105 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 2 railroads in the Netherlands with a total of approximately 15,900 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, coal loading, and railcar switching 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 July 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 5.

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.