Michael Wester Joins Gulf & Ohio Railways

Knoxville, Tennessee (January 11, 2017)
Gulf & Ohio Railways is pleased to announce that Michael Wester joined our company on January 2, 2017. 

Mr. Wester has dual roles as the Director of Purchasing and Logistics at Knoxville Locomotive Works, Inc. and the Vice President Strategic Planning for Gulf & Ohio Railways, Inc.  

Mr. Wester comes to us with over 30 years of executive experience in the railroad industry. He was previously President of the RJ Corman Railroad Company overseeing the Short Lines, Switching Company, and Railpower Locomotives. He has also worked as a Division Superintendent with Norfolk Southern. He attended Harvard Business School and the University of Tennessee.

 Mr. Wester can be reached at 865-525-9400 ext. 224; his email address is mlw@gulfandohio.com.  

“Michael will be a great asset to our company, and we look forward to working with him. It’s a great way for the company to start the New Year,” says Todd Burchette, President of Gulf & Ohio Railways. 

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