Norfolk Southern promotes executive to CFO
Norfolk Southern Corp. has appointed longtime Norfolk Southern employee Cynthia C. Earhart executive vice president and CFO.
Earhart, the company’s current chief information officer, will retain her information technology responsibilities.
Norfolk Southern’s former CFO, Marta R. Stewart, had announced she would retire Aug. 1.
Earhart joined Norfolk Southern’s accounting department in 1985, holding many positions in the department, including assistant vice president, before moving to information technology.
She was named vice president of information technology in 2001. In 2007 she became vice president of human resources and in 2013 was appointed executive vice president of administration. In 2015, she was appointed executive vice president, administration and chief information officer.
Earhart followed began her career at Ernst & Young’s predecessor, Ernst and Whinney.
She earned her bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of Missouri and has completed the advanced management program at Harvard Business School.