Union Pacific railroad promotes 2 top executives

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. is promoting two of its top executives now that Chairman Jim Young has retired from his executive role.

The Omaha, Neb., based railroad said Thursday that Young will continue to serve as non-executive chairman. Young led the company from 2006 until 2012 when he announced he was battling pancreatic cancer.

Lance Fritz has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Union Pacific railroad.

Jack Koraleski remains CEO of the railroad and president and chief executive of Union Pacific Corp.

Cameron Scott was promoted to fill Fritz's former job as executive vice president of operations.

Union Pacific operates more than 32,400 miles of track in 23 states between the West, the Midwest and the Gulf Coast.

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Union Pacific Corp.: www.up.com

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