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Boychuk to exit CSX

CSX today announced that Executive Vice President of Operations Jamie Boychuk is leaving the company.

Boychuk joined CSX in 2017, and served as assistant VP of transportation support; VP of scheduled railroading; and senior VP of network operations, mechanical, engineering and intermodal operations. He previously served CN for 20 years.

CSX President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Hinrichs thanked Boychuk for his role in implementing scheduled railroading and cited the company’s depth of operational experience that will ensure continuity while CSX searches for a successor.

“CSX has an experienced operations leadership team that helped guide our operational transformation into a top-performing transportation company, and who will continue to implement and strengthen the scheduled railroading guiding principles that have been the foundation of our success,” Hinrichs said in a press release.

Ricky Johnson, SVP of transportation, and Casey Albright, SVP of network operations and service design, will report to Hinrichs while the company conducts an internal and external search prior to naming a new head of all operations functions.

Johnson, who oversees all field operations, has more thn 30 years of railroad industry experience, including 22 years  at CSX. Similarly, Albright has 25 years of service at CSX in various leadership roles. In his current position, he oversees fluid traffic flow across the CSX network, leading the design of service plans that support performance improvement and meet customer needs.