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Patrick J. Ottensmeyer

President and CEO, Kansas City Southern

Patrick J. Ottensmeyer has been the president and director of Kansas City Southern (KCS) since March 2015 and its chief executive officer since July 2016. He has held senior positions since joining KCS in 2006, including executive vice president of sales and marketing, chief financial officer, and executive vice president. Prior to joining KCS, Ottensmeyer served from 2000 to 2006 as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Intranasal Therapeutics, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. From 1993 to 1999, he was vice president of finance and treasurer for Santa Fe Pacific Corp and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. Earlier in his career, Ottensmeyer held executive positions at Security Pacific National Bank and Bank of America, including the position of senior vice president and head of the corporate banking group in New York. Ottensmeyer holds a bachelor of science in finance from Indiana University. He is U.S. chairman of the strategic trade initiatives working group of the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue, a board member of the Association of American Railroads, and a member of The Civic Council of Greater Kansas City.

Patrick J. Ottensmeyer ha sido presidente y director de Kansas City Southern (KCS) desde marzo de 2015 y director ejecutivo desde julio de 2016. Ha ocupado altos cargos desde su incorporación a KCS en 2006, incluyendo vicepresidente ejecutivo de ventas y marketing, director financiero y vicepresidente ejecutivo. Antes de unirse a KCS, Ottensmeyer fue vicepresidente ejecutivo y director financiero de Intranasal Therapeutics, Inc., una compañía farmacéutica. Anteriormente, fue vicepresidente de finanzas y tesorero de Santa Fe Pacific Corp y Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. Ottensmeyer también ocupó cargos ejecutivos en Security Pacific National Bank y Bank of America, incluyendo el cargo de vicepresidente senior y director del grupo de banca corporativa en Nueva York. Ottensmeyer es licenciado en finanzas por parte de la Universidad de Indiana. Es presidente del grupo de trabajo sobre iniciativas comerciales estratégicas del CEO Dialogue entre Estados Unidos y México, miembro del consejo de administración de la Asociación de Ferrocarriles Americanos, y miembro del Consejo Cívico de Greater Kansas City.