Genesee & Wyoming Announces Financial Leadership Appointments

DARIEN, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#accountingandfinance–Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) today announced the appointments of Thomas D. Savage as Chief Financial Officer and Sarah A. Greene as Senior Vice President and Controller.

Mr. Savage was previously Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Treasurer. He has worked in finance and mergers & acquisitions since joining G&W in 2005 and has been responsible for G&W’s treasury functions since 2012. He is based at G&W’s corporate headquarters in Darien, Conn. Mr. Savage has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Colby College and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Ms. Greene previously served as Vice President and Corporate Controller since 2016. She joined G&W in 2006 as Controller of Financial Reporting & Analysis and is based at G&W’s administrative offices in Rochester, N.Y. She is a Certified Public Accountant and earned both her bachelor’s degree in professional accounting and an MBA from Michigan State University.

Mr. Savage and Ms. Greene succeed Timothy J. Gallagher and Christopher F. Liucci, respectively, who departed G&W following its sale to Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC, which resulted in G&W becoming a private company.

“These promotions recognize Tom’s and Sarah’s outstanding contributions to G&W over the past 15 years and are consistent with our succession plans,” said Jack Hellmann, Chief Executive Officer of G&W. “Their deep experience and energy will deliver a seamless transition from T.J. Gallagher and Chris Liucci, who we thank for their many contributions to G&W and wish all the best going forward.”

About Genesee & Wyoming

G&W owns or leases 116 freight railroads organized in locally managed operating regions with 7,300 employees serving 3,000 customers.

  • G&W’s four North American regions serve 42 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces and include 113 short line and regional freight railroads with more than 13,000 track-miles.
  • G&W’s UK/Europe Region includes the U.K.’s largest rail maritime intermodal operator and second-largest freight rail provider, as well as regional rail services in Continental Europe.

G&W subsidiaries and joint ventures also provide rail service at more than 30 major ports, rail-ferry service between the U.S. Southeast and Mexico, transload services, and industrial railcar switching and repair. For more information, please visit or LinkedIn.


Michael Williams, G&W Corporate Communications


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