Charles W. Moorman IV
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Norfolk Southern Corporation
Director since May 2012
Chevron Committees: Audit (Chair) – audit committee financial expert
Current Public Company Directorships: Duke Energy Corporation; Oracle Corporation
Mr. Moorman served as the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Amtrak, a passenger rail service provider, from July 2017 until his retirement in December 2017, having served as President and Chief Executive Officer from September 2016 until July 2017. He was previously Chairman from 2006, and Chief Executive Officer from 2004, of Norfolk Southern Corporation, a freight and transportation company until his retirement in 2015. He served as President of Norfolk Southern from 2004 until 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Moorman was Senior Vice President of Corporate Planning and Services from 2003 until 2004 and Senior Vice President of Corporate Services in 2003. Mr. Moorman joined Norfolk Southern in 1975.
Prior Public Company Directorships (within last five years): Norfolk Southern Corporation
Other Directorships and Memberships: Georgia Tech Foundation Inc.; National Academy of Engineering; Nature Conservancy of Virginia (Chair).
Skills and Qualifications
Business Leadership / Operations: Served more than a decade as CEO of Norfolk Southern Corporation. Forty-year career with Norfolk Southern included numerous senior management and executive positions, with emphasis on operations.
Environmental Affairs: At Norfolk Southern Corporation, gained experience with environmental issues related to transportation of coal, automotive, and industrial products. Serves as Virginia chapter chair of The Nature Conservancy, a global conservation organization. Served as a trustee of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, whose mission is to protect the environmental integrity of the bay.
Finance: Former CEO of Fortune 500 company. More than three decades of financial responsibility and experience at Norfolk Southern Corporation.
Government / Regulatory / Public Policy: More than three decades of experience in the highly regulated freight and transportation industry.
Science / Technology / Engineering: Forty-year career with Norfolk Southern included numerous senior management and executive positions requiring expertise in engineering and technology. Norfolk Southern builds and maintains track and bridges, operates trains and equipment, and designs and manages complex information technology systems.
Updated: May 2018