Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced today that Marque I. Ledoux has been named vice president government relations, effective Jan. 1, 2019 to replace Bruno Maestri upon his retirement from the corporation.
Mr. Ledoux joined Norfolk Southern in 2003 as assistant vice president government relations and has served in that capacity in Washington, D.C., for over 15 years. Prior to joining Norfolk Southern, Ledoux worked at FedEx for 16 years in several public relations and government relations positions. He is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University, focusing on political science and communications. Ledoux will continue to be based in Washington, D.C., and will report to John Scheib, executive vice president law and administration.
“Marque’s knowledge and experience will continue to serve Norfolk Southern well as our nation’s new representatives assume offices from the Capitol to the smallest community we traverse,” said Scheib. “His insight and understanding provide a valuable bridge between our company, the communities we serve, and legislators and regulators at all levels of government.”
Bruno Maestri retires after more than 23 years with Norfolk Southern – having served in roles ranging from environmental protection to communications to government relations. Jim Squires, Norfolk Southern’s chairman, president and chief executive officer noted, “Bruno has represented Norfolk Southern admirably and effectively since 1995. We are grateful for the support he has contributed, on so many issues, for over two decades.”
About Norfolk Southern
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.
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