KCSR Announces Appointment of Vice President Human Resources Janet Barr
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) announced today that its
subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), has
appointed Janet Barr as vice president human resources. Ms. Barr reports
to KCS senior vice president human resources Lora Cheatum.
“Janet brings a diverse background of disciplines and industries to the
human resources function,” said Ms. Cheatum. “She is a great complement
to the leadership team as we invest in the people and infrastructure to
prepare for the company’s many long-term growth opportunities.”
Ms. Barr has more than 20 years of human resources and labor relations
experience in the railroad, healthcare and utility industries. She
joined KCSR in 2015 and has since gained progressive responsibility.
Prior to KCSR, she managed the human resources functions for HCA
Physician Services Group and Truman Medical Centers. Ms. Barr holds a
master of business administration and a bachelor degree from the
University of Kansas.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., KCS is a transportation holding
company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama.
Its primary U.S. holding is KCSR, serving the central and south central
U.S. Its international holdings include Kansas City Southern de Mexico,
S.A. de C.V., serving northeastern and central Mexico and the port
cities of Lázaro Cárdenas, Tampico and Veracruz, and a 50 percent
interest in Panama Canal Railway Company, providing ocean-to-ocean
freight and passenger service along the Panama Canal. KCS' North
American rail holdings and strategic alliances are primary components of
a NAFTA Railway system, linking the commercial and industrial centers of
the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
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Kansas City Southern
C. Doniele Carlson, 816-983-1372
Source: Kansas City Southern