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USG Corp. CEO to join Norfolk Southern’s board of director

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Jennifer F. Scanlon has been elected a director of Norfolk Southern Corp.

Scanlon, 51, is president and CEO of USG Corp., a Chicago-based manufacturer of construction materials.

Prior to being named CEO in 2016, Scanlon was president of the company's international business; president of its L&W Supply Corp., and chief information officer and chairman of the board for USG Boral Building Products.

Scanlon joined USG in 2003 as director of supply chain management and customer relationship management strategy and implementation. She holds a bachelor's degree in government and computer applications from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago.

Scanlon serves on the boards of the Chicago Council of Global Affairs and of SHORE Community Services Inc. She is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, The Chicago Network, and the Executives' Club of Chicago.

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