BNSF today announced that Executive Vice President Operations, Kathryn M. Farmer, will become President and Chief Executive Officer on Jan. 1, 2021. She will continue her role on and assume leadership of BNSF’s Board of Directors. Carl R. Ice, current President and Chief Executive Officer, will retire at the end of 2020 and remain on BNSF’s Board of Directors as well.
2020 marks the 25th anniversary of a pivotal moment in BNSF's history: The merger between Burlington Northern Railroad (BN) and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (ATSF).
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BNSF Railway today named Matt Igoe, executive vice president, operations, effective Jan. 1, 2021. He will lead the entire operations organization after previously having held the position of vice president, Transportation since July 2017.