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Arthur L. Shoener


Kansas City Southern

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Kansas City Southern

427 W 12Th Street

Kansas City, Missouri,64105

United States

Company Description

Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., Kansas City Southern (KCS) (KSU) is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico, and Panama. Its primary U.S. holding is KCSR, serving the central and south central U.S. Its internationa...more

Background Information

Employment History

Executive Vice President of Operations

Union Pacific Corporation

Chairman, President

Shoener Environmental Inc

President and Chief Executive Officer



University of Evansville

Vice Chairman


Executive Vice President of Operations


General Manager of Eastern Region

Missouri Pacific Railroad

General Manager



Patriot Rail Corp

Member, Board

Federal Reserve System

Board Member

Elects Shoener

Board Member


Chair of the Operating General Committee


Harvard Business School


Business Administration

University of Evansville

Web References(108 Total References)

Kansas City Southern Railway Presidents

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Arthur L. Shoener (2005 - 2008)

About Us

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Art Shoener was the former EVPO at Union Pacific Railroad, and President and CEO at Kansas City Southern Railway.
Art Shoener CEO

Rail News - Two Norfolk Southern EVPs switch roles; former Kansas City Southern CEO Shoener joins Patriot Rail's board. For Railroad Career Professionals

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Meanwhile, Patriot Rail Corp. announced that Arthur Shoener has joined its board.
He leads his own international consulting practice where he has worked closely with several railroads. A fourth-generation railroader with 45 years of rail industry experience, Shoener has served in various senior-level roles, including president and chief executive officer of Kansas City Southern Railway Co., where he led the integration of Kansas City Southern de México S.A. de C.V. into KCS' network. Shoener also previously was president and chief operating officer of Kansas City Southern Corp., and executive vice president of operations for Union Pacific Railroad. "Art has an extraordinary track record of success as a leader in the highest levels of the railroad business [and] has excelled on some of the biggest stages in the industry," said Patriot Rail President and CEO John Fenton in a prepared statement.


Boca Raton, FL - Patriot Rail Corp. ("Patriot"), a leading operator of short line and regional freight railroads, today announced the appointment of Arthur L. Shoener to the Board of Directors of the company. In this role, Shoener will provide executive support and oversight in company proceedings. A fourth generation railroader, Shoener began his rail career while in college with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, joining the Missouri Pacific Railroad after graduation. During his 45-year rail career, Shoener has served in various senior level leadership roles, including as President and CEO of Kansas City Southern Railway ("KCS"), where he successfully led the integration of KCS de Mexico into the KCS network. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Kansas City Southern Corporation, and was a member of the Kansas City Southern Board of Directors. Shoener's other senior management roles included Executive Vice President - Operations at North America's largest railroad, Union Pacific ("UP"), where he provided overall strategic and tactical direction for all of UP operations (36,000 route miles, 45,000 people, and $6 billion budget). While at UP, he also led numerous innovative process and technology changes which have transformed rail industry operations, including: UP's Harriman Dispatching Center with its computer-aided dispatching; the application of new distributive power technology in heavy haul rail operations; and the streamlining of international protocols for U.S. and Mexico railcar interchange that dramatically improved cross-border rail movements. Shoener is widely recognized as one of the most respected executives in all of surface transportation. Today Shoener leads his own international consulting practice where he continues to work closely with several railroad companies. He has also served as Chairman and/or Director of the Port Terminal Railroad, Belt Railway of Chicago, Houston Belt and Terminal Railway, Alton and Southern Railroad and Terminal Railroad Association. In addition to the rail sector, Shoener has been involved in business and educational activities, including the Board of Trustees at the University of Evansville, Chair of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank (Omaha Branch), and past Chair of the AAR Operating General Committee. A native of Indiana, Shoener graduated from the University of Evansville with a B.S. in Business Administration. He also attended Harvard Business School for post-graduate studies, receiving a Program Management Development certificate. Shoener currently resides in Leawood, Kansas with his wife Sharon. Patriot President & CEO John Fenton, commenting on the appointment of Shoener, said, "Art has been a highly influential rail leader.

Directors and Officers

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Arthur L. ShoenerPresident & Chief Operating OfficerKansas City SouthernArthur L. ShoenerPresident & Chief Operating OfficerArthur L. ShoenerArthur L. Shoener - Vice Chairman

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