Scott’s election coincides with his retirement as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Union Pacific on Feb. 28. Garin’s election follows a long career that culminated in his most recent role as group vice president of industrial products at BNSF.
“Their expertise will help guide the growth of our logistics solution offerings and service network and drive the expansion of the OmniTRAX customer base,” said company CEO Kevin Shuba.
Tom Surma (pictured above right) of Ingredion in Westchester, Ill., was elected 2019 president of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS).
D’Andrae Larry of BNSF was newly elected to the MARS executive committee.
Catherine Tobin Hilliard has been sworn in as a Port of Corpus Christi Authority commissioner. Hilliard, only the fourth woman appointed to the commission, filled the seat vacated by Barbara Canales, who was elected to serve as the first-ever Nueces County judge. Hilliard will fulfill Canales’ remaining term, which ends Dec. 31.
A civil litigation attorney, Hilliard manages and co-owns Hilliard Martinez Gonzalez LLP.
She was sworn in Tuesday by Canales.
Reappointed to three-year terms on the commission were Wes Hoskins and Rick Valls Jr.