CALVERTON, MD, January 5, 2017 — The Intermodal Association of North America on January 1 installed new Board officers for the 2017 membership year, while also adding two new members.
Adriene Bailey, chief strategy officer for Yusen Logistics (Americas), was elected to lead the Board, moving up from the office of vice chairman. Bailey has held leadership positions at Pacer International as well as managerial posts at CSX Transportation, consulting firms and the Southern Pacific Railroad, and is currently serving as the chair of the Denver Transportation Institute. She joined Yusen Logistics in 2011.
“Adriene brings extensive industry experience and multimodal insight as our new chairman,” said Joni Casey, president and CEO of IANA, “Her enthusiasm and expertise will serve IANA’s members well.”
Mike Wilson, senior vice president of Hamburg Sud North America was elected as vice chairman, and Dave Manning, president of TCW, was re-elected as treasurer.
New to the Board in 2017 are Jason Hess, vice president and general manager — intermodal for Union Pacific Railroad, and Jon Poelma, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Consolidated Chassis Management. Each will commence a three-year term.
IANA is North America’s only industry trade association that represents the combined interests of the intermodal freight industry. The association’s mission is to promote the growth of efficient intermodal freight transportation through innovation, education and dialogue. The association offers valuable information and services specific to the intermodal industry encompassing consensus business solutions that facilitate: operations, regulatory compliance, and policy issue management. IANA's membership roster of over 1,000 members represents the diverse companies critical to moving freight efficiently and safely. IANA provides a discussion forum for the many types of stakeholders along the supply chain, resulting in a strong unified voice advocating the needs of intermodal freight transportation. For more information, visit www.intermodal.org.