Eric Butler – Executive Vice President-Marketing and Sales

Reports to:
Lance M. Fritz – Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer – Union Pacific

About Eric:

Eric Butler was named Executive Vice President – Marketing and Sales in March 2012. In this position, he is responsible for Union Pacific’s six major business units: agriculture, automobiles, chemicals, energy, industrial products and intermodal. Collectively, the business units account for nearly $20 billion in annual revenue. He also oversees the railroad’s National Customer Service Center.

Previously, Butler had been Vice President and general manager-Industrial Products, a position he had held since April 2005, after serving two years as vice president and general manager-Automotive. Since joining the railroad in 1986, Butler has held a number of positions including vice president-Supply, vice president-Planning and Analysis, and director-Corporate Compensation.

Butler graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1981 and an MSIA in 1986, both from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

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