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GATX Corporation Announces Appointment of Chief Information Officer

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2008--GATX Corporation today announced that Michael T. Brooks has been appointed senior vice president and chief information officer, responsible for all of GATX's information technology activities.

Mr. Brooks joins GATX from Constellation Energy where he served as retail energy chief information officer and vice president. Prior to Constellation, he spent five years as a business systems consultant with Accenture and with Oracle Corporation, and five years as a consultant with The Barrington Consulting Group in Washington, DC.

"We are pleased that Michael is joining GATX," said Brian A. Kenney, president and chief executive officer of GATX. "He possesses a wealth of technical expertise and practical business experience, and is well-suited to help enhance GATX's reputation as a world-class leasing and services company."

Mr. Brooks received his bachelor of arts in economics degree from the University of Georgia in 1992 and his masters of business administration from the American University in 1998.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT) provides lease financing and related services to customers operating rail, marine and other targeted assets. GATX is a leader in leasing transportation assets and controls one of the largest railcar fleets in the world. Applying over a century of operating experience and strong market and asset expertise, GATX provides quality assets and services to customers worldwide. GATX has been headquartered in Chicago, Illinois since its founding in 1898 and has traded on the New York Stock Exchange since 1916. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.gatx.com.

Investor, corporate, financial, historical financial, photographic and news release information may be found at www.gatx.com.

CONTACT:
GATX Corporation
Rhonda S. Johnson
Director, Investor Relations
312-621-6262
rhonda.johnson@gatx.com

SOURCE:
GATX Corporation