GATX Corporation Announces Appointment Of Vice President - Government And Industry Affairs

GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT) today announced that Terrence G. Heidkamp has been appointed vice president - government and industry affairs. In this position, Mr. Heidkamp will have a lead role in representing GATX within the North American rail industry and with regulatory agencies.

Mr. Heidkamp joins GATX Corporation from FreightCar America, where he served as senior vice president of operations. Prior to FreightCar America, he spent 21 years with GATX in a variety of leadership roles in government affairs, operations and finance.

Thomas A. Ellman, executive vice president and president – Rail North America said, “We are pleased to welcome Terry back to GATX. His extensive industry experience makes him well-suited to represent and promote GATX’s interests.”

Mr. Heidkamp holds a master of business administration from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.


GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT) strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company in the world by its customers, its shareholders, its employees and the communities where it operates. Controlling one of the largest railcar fleets in the world, GATX has been providing quality railcars and services to its customers for 115 years. GATX has been headquartered in Chicago, Illinois since its founding in 1898. For more information, visit the Company’s website at

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