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Robert C. Lyons
Executive Vice President and President, Rail North America
Mr. Lyons was elected Executive Vice President and President, Rail North America in August 2018. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2012 to August 2018, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2012, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Lyons joined GATX in 1997 and was promoted through the treasury and investor relations departments before being elected Vice President, Investor Relations in 2002. Prior to joining GATX, Mr. Lyons worked for the Financial Relations Board and in the corporate banking division of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. Mr. Lyons received his BA from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse in 1986 and his MBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame in 1988. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG).