The Western Group is Expanding Transportation Outreach With New Business Development Associate
Ogden, Utah, June 30, 2017 (Newswire.com) - The Western Group of Ogden, Utah, a railroad industry consortium, welcomes Ed Pajor as Vice President of Business Development. He will be responsible for identifying, securing, and managing business development opportunities in railroad transportation and related activities. Pajor comes to The Western Group with over 30 years of experience in logistics & transportation (rail, marine and trucking,) with a heavy focus on business development.
Railroading runs in the Pajor family. Ed’s mom worked for the Illinois Central Railroad (IC) and his great uncle headed up the IC accounting department at that same time. After graduating from college, Ed sent out over 100 resumes and had various interviews. Railroading sparked the most interest to Ed. Through most of the positions and companies Pajor has worked for, the majority were involved in mergers, acquisitions, and corporate reorganizations.
“Ed’s role with the Western Group will be to assist each of our trade partners in advancing growth,” said Bruce Carswell, senior vice president, “He will support all of our business affiliates in galvanizing transportation potential with existing and new customers.”
The Western Group is a collection of short line railroads and rail-related entities serving businesses throughout the western and mid-western United States. Affiliates comprising the Western Group include Western Railroad Builders, Inc.; Wyoming Colorado Railroad, Inc. (Oregon Eastern Branch); Clarkdale Arizona Central Railroad, LC; Verde Canyon Railroad, LC; Southwestern Railroad, Inc.; Texas & Eastern Railroad, LC, Texas State Railroad and Cimarron Valley Railroad, LC.
The Western Group consortium continues to expand by developing each segment of its present business, improving sales and profitability of each company, and investing in fresh business opportunities and strategic acquisitions.
Media Contact: Teresa Propeck
Source: The Western Group