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GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 7, 2012--
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE: GWR) today named David A. Brown as
the successor to GWI’s current Chief Operating Officer (“COO”), James W.
Benz. The appointment comes in anticipation of Benz’s retirement in the
first quarter of 2013. Over the remainder of 2012, Brown will become
familiar with GWI’s diverse operations, including those in Australia,
and the two will be working closely to ensure a smooth transition at the
end of Benz’s tenure. Following the transition, Brown will be
responsible for GWI’s 10 operating regions in North America, Australia
and Europe.


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