Anacostia Rail Holdings Names Jakubowski Chief Commercial Officer
CHICAGO, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Anacostia Rail Holdings (www.anacostia.com) has appointed Eric T. Jakubowski chief commercial officer, a newly created position, and effective March 19, 2012. He is based in Chicago, where he reports to Peter Gilbertson, Anacostia president and CEO.
His responsibilities include oversight and coordination of marketing activities for Anacostia's six railroads.
Mr. Jakubowski has more than 28 years of transportation and railroad industry experience, most recently as director of network strategy for CN. He also held the position of director of interline marketing, and was responsible for CN's integration of the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway.
Prior to CN, he held various positions at Conrail. Mr. Jakubowski holds a B.A. from Harvard, an M.S. in Transportation from Northwestern University, and an MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management.
"Eric has been involved in many creative and productive transactions throughout his rail career," said Peter Gilbertson, president and CEO. "As Anacostia continues to grow with our customers, he is ideally suited to strengthen our commercial team, enhance our customer focus, and further our relationships with all our Class 1 partners."
Anacostia Rail Holdings is a short line railroad holding company. Its railroads operate in seven states and include the Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad, Gulf Coast Switching Company, The Louisville & Indiana Railroad, the New York & Atlantic Railway, Northern Lines Railway, LLC and Pacific Harbor Line, Inc.
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