CSX makes three new appointments

CSX has announced the appointment of Dean M. Piacente as vice president-intermodal and Clark Robertson as vice president-chemicals. Also appointed, Tim McNulty as vice president-agriculture. All three are due to report to Fredrik J. Eliasson, executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer.

According to the announcement, Bill Clement, who previously headed intermodal, has left the company and is pursuing other interests.

Eliasson said of the appointments, “Dean Piacente, Clark Robertson, and Tim McNulty are proven sales and marketing leaders who will continue to work effectively across our company and with customers to develop new relationships, expand our service offerings, and maximize growth opportunities.”

Piacente, joined CSX in 1987, and assumes his new role from his position as vice president-chemicals. In addition, he has served in other senior sales and marketing capacities and as vice president-finance.

Robertson, who joined CSX in 2010, moves to vice president-chemicals from his prior role as assistant vice president-regional development. In his previous role he led development and implementation of the Select Site certification program, which provides prospective customers with online listings of certified development-ready properties on or near CSX’s rail network.

McNulty, who joined CSX in 1985, is promoted to vice president-agriculture, which will now include the company’s phosphate and fertilizer market, in addition to shipments of grain and ethanol.