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Mr. Owen M. Zidar

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Vice President Sales and Marketin...

Kansas City Southern
427 W 12Th Street
Kansas City , Missouri 64105
United States

Company Description: Kansas City Southern (KCS) is a holding company with domestic and international rail operations in North America that are focused on the north/south freight...   more

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Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • bachelor of science
    Marquette University
  • master of business administration
    Loyola University
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About: KC SmartPort, 19 Sept 2014 [cached]
Owen Zidar Vice President, Marketing & Sales Kansas City Southern 427 West 12 Street Kansas City, MO 64105 Phone: 816.983.1454 Fax: 816.983.1297
KCS Railroad Announces New EVP and COO, 3 Mar 2006 [cached]
KCS also announced the appointment of Owen M. Zidar to the position of Vice President - Marketing.Zidar joins KCS from Pacer Global Logistics, where he served as regional vice president of sales.From 1980 to 2000, he was at Burlington Northern Santa Fe, where he served in a variety of functions which coordinated marketing and transportation functions.
"I am pleased to join KCS at such an important time," said Zidar.
SEC EDGAR Submission 0000950137-05-003869, 30 Mar 2005 [cached]
Owen Zidar
Owen Zidar joined KCS in January 2005 as the Vice President , Marketing.Prior to joining KCS, Mr. Zidar served as regional vice president of sales for Pacer Global Logistics, a third-party logistics firm.From 1980 to 2000, Mr. Zidar served in a variety of functions which coordinated marketing and transportation functions for BNSF.
KCS makes sales/marketing personnel changes to prep for business growth - for Railroad Professionals, 10 Sept 2011 [cached]
Owen Zidar will continue to serve as VP of sales and marketing, but change his focus from overseeing the U.S. chemical/petroleum and industrial/consumer units to national account development, KCS officials said in a prepared statement. Zidar, who has 31 years of transportation sales experience, joined KCS as VP of sales and marketing for the carload business unit in 2005 and previously was VP of sales-southwestern region for Pacer International.
Owen M. Zidar will ..., 7 June 2011 [cached]
Owen M. Zidar will continue as vice president sales and marketing with a change of focus from running the U.S. chemical and petroleum and industrial and consumer business units to national account development.
"Adding Natalie to the team and expanding the roles of Owen and Darin into new growth areas, validates our commitment to being the fastest growing railroad in North America."
Mr. Zidar has 31 years of transportation sales experience. He joined the company as vice president sales and marketing for the carload business unit in 2005. Prior to KCS, he served as vice president of sales for the southwestern region of Pacer International and began his career with Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway in 1980, where over 20 years, he held various intermodal and automotive marketing positions. Mr. Zidar holds a master of business administration from Loyola University in Chicago, Ill. and a bachelor of science from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. "Owen is in a key role for fulfilling KCS' objectives for new business growth," said Mr. Ottensmeyer.
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