FreightCar America, a manufacturer of railroad freight cars, has appointed Joseph McNeely as chief financial officer (CFO), effective 13 September 2010. McNeely succeeds Christopher Nagel, who has left the company by mutual consent to pursue new opportunities.
McNeely has 25 years experience in finance and accounting, and has spent the last 10 years in the railcar industry. He has established relationships with many of FreightCar America’s valued partners and most recently served as vice president at Mitsui Rail Capital, a subsidiary of Mitsui and Company. While working for Mitsui, McNeely focused his efforts on business development and improving asset utilisation. Previously, he held positions at GATX Corporation, including vice president finance for GATX Rail and vice president finance and IT for GATX Terminals Corporation.
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