Chicago Freight Car Leasing Appoints John Cooney as V.P. of Fleet Operations

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Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., a premier lessor of railcars to industrial, agricultural, and food products shippers and railroads, announced that John Cooney has joined the company as Vice President of Fleet Operations.

We are pleased that John has joined the Chicago Freight Car team. He brings a depth and breadth of experience, including significant railcar fleet and administrative management expertise, and a passion for providing a high level of customer service.

Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., a premier lessor of railcars to industrial, agricultural, and food products shippers and railroads, announced that John Cooney has joined the company as Vice President of Fleet Operations. In this role, John will serve as the senior fleet operations executive of Chicago Freight Car Leasing (CFCL).

John is a 30-year industry veteran with significant railcar operations leadership experience. He joins Chicago Freight Car from GATX Rail. He was most recently Director, Contract Shop Repairs. Prior to this role, John had management responsibilities for mobile service operations, regulatory compliance, railcar training, inspection/auditing.

“We are pleased that John has joined the Chicago Freight Car team. He brings a depth and breadth of experience, including significant railcar fleet and administrative management expertise, and a passion for providing a high level of customer service,” said CFCL President Paul Deasy.

Cooney, a native of the Chicago area, holds a B.A. from De Paul University.

ABOUT CHICAGO FREIGHT CAR LEASING CO.:
Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. (CFCL) is an independent railcar leasing solutions company for industrial, agricultural, and food product shippers throughout North America. CFCL is a subsidiary of Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., a 4th generation, family-held transportation asset services and management company with roots dating back to 1928. Other subsidiary business units include Union Leasing, Inc., CF Rail Services, LLC, CF Asia Pacific Group PTY Ltd., NxGen Rail Services LLC, and Xcēd Aviation Services, LLC. The subsidiaries are leaders in providing commercial and industrial focused rail, ground support, and vehicle transportation equipment solutions including asset leasing, fleet administration management, asset repair and maintenance, and innovative technology solutions throughout North America and Australia. For more information about CFCL, visit http://www.crdx.com/ or Sasser Family Holdings, Inc. at http://www.sfhsinc.com.

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