On Monday, July 2, just one day after Union Pacific’s 150 Anniversary, President and CEO Jack Koraleski and 11 employees representing various crafts and locations will ring the New York Stock Exchange closing bell to mark the historic occasion.
A daily tradition that is recognized worldwide, the closing bell rings at 4 p.m. (EST) to signify the end of the trading day.
Employees participating in the event were selected from 45,000 employees systemwide in recognition of their commitment to service, safety and productivity. They include:
Michael Beatie, Finance, Omaha, Neb.
Kimberly Fossland, Train Management, Omaha, Neb.
Snigdha Ganta, Information Technologies, Omaha, Neb.
Ruben Gutierrez, International Customer Service Center, Laredo, Texas
George Hix, Marketing and Sales, Fort Collins, Colo.
Chuck Janousek, Law, Omaha, Neb.
Ken Kuwamura, Human Resources, San Antonio, Texas
Rick Pica, Supply, DeSoto, Mo.
Ace Stahlnecker, Engineering, Omaha, Neb.
Vinny Vinson, Transportation, North Little Rock, Ark.
Kenneth Willard, Mechanical, Palestine, Texas