Union Pacific Announces Marketing and Sales, Loup Logistics Appointments
Omaha, Neb., September 27, 2019
Union Pacific today announced the following Marketing and Sales appointments, effective immediately:
- Jacque Bendon to vice president-Industrial Products
- Kari Kirchhoefer to vice president-Loup Logistics
- Seana Fairchild to assistant vice president-Industrial Products
- Elise Gosch to general director-Strategic Planning and Communications
Bendon, previously assistant vice president-Industrial Products, Marketing and Sales, succeeds Kirchhoefer. Bendon has served Union Pacific in various roles for 21 years and began her career in Corporate Audit. She has held leadership positions in Industrial Products, Chemicals and Union Pacific Distribution Services (UPDS). Bendon has a bachelor’s degree from Creighton University.
Kirchhoefer, previously vice president-Industrial Products, Marketing and Sales, succeeds Shawntell Kroese as vice president-Loup Logistics. Kirchhoefer has been with Union Pacific for more than 26 years and held leadership positions in Chemicals, Streamline, the Market Development and Sales Center (MDSC), Autos, and Ag Products. She has a bachelor’s degree from Northwest Missouri State.
Fairchild, previously general director-Strategic Planning and Communications, Marketing and Sales, succeeds Bendon. Fairchild has served Union Pacific for 15 years and held roles in Commercial Strategy, Customer Experience, Intermodal, Chemicals and Tax. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master’s degree from the University of San Diego.
Gosch, previously senior director-Commercial Strategy and Pricing, succeeds Fairchild. Gosch has served Union Pacific for more than 15 years and held roles in UPDS, Ag Products, Industrial Products, Intermodal and the MDSC. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Dakota.
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