Charles W. Moorman IV
Retired Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Norfolk Southern Corporation
Director since May 2012
Chevron Committees: Audit (Chair) – audit committee financial expert
Current Public Company Directorships: Duke Energy
Mr. Moorman is retired Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Norfolk Southern Corporation, a freight and transportation company. He served as Chairman of Norfolk Southern from 2006 until 2015, as Chief Executive Officer from 2004 until 2015, and President 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: Hampton Roads Community Foundation; National Academy of Engineering; Nature Conservancy of Virginia (Chair); University of Virginia Medical Center Operating Board; Virginia Business Council.
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: April 2016