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Union Pacific's Rob Knight Named Best CFO by Institutional Investor for Sixth Consecutive Year

Omaha, Neb., November 26, 2018

Institutional Investor magazine named Union Pacific Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Rob Knight Best CFO for the sixth consecutive year in its 2019 All-America Executive Team list of airfreight and surface transportation companies.

Knight topped Institutional Investor's Best CFO list in the buy-side category of combined airfreight and surface transportation sector. Other CFOs recognized include Old Dominion Freight Line's Adam Satterfield and J.B. Hunt Transport Services' David Mee. Rankings are determined by Institutional Investor's annual survey of the country's top analysts and portfolio managers.

"Being recognized Best CFO by Institutional Investor for six years in a row is truly an honor recognizing our team's unrelenting focus on driving shareholder value," said Knight. "We are committed to rewarding shareholders through responsible capital management, dividends and share repurchases."

Knight is responsible for Union Pacific Railroad and Union Pacific Corporation financial activities. He is a member of the Grupo Ferroviario Mexicano and TTX Company boards of directors. Knight began his career with Union Pacific in 1980 and has held various positions including vice president and general manager-Energy; vice president and general manager-Automotive, and senior vice president-Finance.

Institutional Investor has recognized people and firms in the financial services industry for more than 30 years.

About Union Pacific

Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. In the last 10 years, 2008-2017, Union Pacific invested approximately $34 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. The railroad's diversified business mix is classified into its Agricultural Products, Energy, Industrial and Premium business groups. 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 Canada's 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.


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