AMTRAK BOARD EXTENDS CONTRACT OF PRESIDENT AND CEO JOE BOARDMAN


The Amtrak board of directors extended the contract of President and CEO Joe Boardman for his achievements in improving the operational and financial performance of America’s Railroad, and to provide continuity of leadership critical to the ongoing implementation of the company’s strategic plan.

“We are extremely pleased with the progress Amtrak has made under the leadership of Joe Boardman,” said Chairman Tony Coscia.  “The changes Joe is managing within the railroad are resulting in real accomplishments and it is important for him to stay on, continue his work and provide leadership for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.”

The Amtrak board of directors approved a two-year renewable contract for Mr. Boardman who was appointed President and CEO in November 2008.

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