Norfolk Southern executives take on new responsibilities
Norfolk-based Norfolk Southern has given new responsibilities to two company executives, Michael Farrell and Vanessa Allen Sutherland.
Effective Aug. 16, Farrell will be senior vice president operations and mechanical, and Sutherland will be senior vice president government relations and chief legal officer.
In his new role, Farrell assumes responsibility for both transportation and mechanical functions.
As senior vice president government relations and chief legal officer, Sutherland assumes responsibility for government relations and legal issues.
Farrell joined Norfolk Southern last year as senior vice president transportation.
Sutherland joined Norfolk Southern last year vice president law. She was named senior vice president and chief legal officer in April.