Michael J. Ward

From SourceWatch
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Michael J. Ward

"A 29-year veteran of CSX, Michael J. Ward is the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the corporation. Mr. Ward has extensive experience in operations, sales, marketing, and finance, with significant accomplishments in each area. He began his career with CSX as a research analyst in Baltimore before moving on to hold various leadership roles in different business units, including Director of National Accounts, Chessie System; Vice President of Coal Marketing, CSX Distribution Services; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CSX Transportation; and President of CSX Transportation.

"Currently, Mr. Ward serves on the Board of Directors of Ashland Inc., the Association of American Railroads, the Center for Energy and Economic Development, and Take Stock in Children. He is active in many civic and educational organizations in Jacksonville, Florida, where CSX is headquartered. He is also a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi, The Florida Council of 100, and Kentucky Coal Council. Mr. Ward graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and received his MBA from Harvard Business School." [1]

Resources and articles


  1. Michael J. Ward, City Year, accessed July 7, 2007.