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ABOUT Union Pacific
About Union PacificUnion Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of Americas most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007-2012, Union Pacific invested $18 billion in its network and operations to support Americas transportation infrastructure, including a record $3.7 billion in 2012. The railroads diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canadas rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.
Union Pacific's Gayla Thal Earns 'Profiles In Diversity Journal's' Women Worth Watching Recognition
Union Pacific's Gayla Thal is recognized in the 11th annual Women Worth Watching feature of the September/October edition of Profiles in Diversity Journal. Thal is Union Pacific's senior vice president - Law and general counsel.
The magazine recognizes women executives who share personal leadership successes designed to encourage aspiring business leaders and help advance women into leadership ranks.
Thal began working at Union Pacific as a litigator in 1980 and has since held a number of positions within the company. Most recently, Thal served as vice president and Chief Compliance Officer, where she led Union Pacific's Compliance and Ethics Program, implementing best-practice legal procedures and a strong ethical culture.