FreightCar America Names Joseph McNeely CEO
(Benzinga Lightning Feed Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAIL) today announced that its Board
of Directors has appointed Joseph (Joe) E. McNeely, its current
President and Chief Operating Officer, as Chief Executive Officer,
effective immediately. Mr. McNeely will continue to serve as President
and will also join the Board of Directors. Mr. McNeely succeeds Ed
Whalen, who is retiring as Chief Executive Officer of the company and
resigning from its Board of Directors. Mr. Whalen will remain as an
employee of FreightCar America through December 31, 2013, providing
transition and consultative services.
“We are extremely pleased to name Joe as CEO and have him join the
Board,” said William D. Gehl, Chairman of the Board. “Over the past few
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