Ann A. Adams has been named Vice President Human Resources at US transportation company, Norfolk Southern Corp., effective 1 April 2016.She succeeds Juan K. Cunningham, who retired earlier this year.
Adams will be responsible for all employment planning and staffing, employee development, employee benefits, compensation, Equal Employment Opportunity compliance, and employee assistance programs and medical services. Her office is in Norfolk.
Adams joined Norfolk Southern in 2001 as a Human Resources Manager and subsequently served in a number of HR roles, including recruiting, employee development, planning, and human capital management relating to SAP implementation. Since 2012, she has served as assistant vice president human resources.
Cunningham joined a Norfolk Southern predecessor railroad in 1973 and served in a wide variety of HR roles, retiring as Vice President on 31 January 2016. His service included an assignment as Assistant Vice President Executive Office, where he coordinated administration of the chairman's office.
Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs
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