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Clarence Gooden

Director Universal Logistics Holdings and Former President of CSX

Clarence Gooden is the recently retired
President of CSX Corporation. Mr. Gooden
served as President of CSX Corporation from
September 2015 until February 15, 2017,
and as Vice Chairman of CSX and consultant
to the board and CEO until May 31, 2017.
Mr. Gooden served as Chief Commercial
Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales
and Marketing at CSX Corporation and its
subsidiary CSX Transportation, Inc. since April 2004. Mr. Gooden was
responsible for generating customer revenue, forecasting business trends,
and developing CSX’s model for future revenue growth. Mr. Gooden was a
member of the CSX family for 47 years. Mr. Gooden served as Senior Vice
President Operations, Senior Vice President of Merchandise Sales and
Marketing from 2002 until April of 2004. He served as President and CEO
of CSX Intermodal, Inc. from 2001 until 2002. He served as Senior Vice
President Coal Services Group from 2000 to 2001 and Vice President of
System Transportation from 1999 to 2000.
Mr. Gooden received the 2015 Silver King Pin Award from the
Intermodal Association of North America, the industry’s most prestigious
award that recognizes an individual’s long-term contributions to
Mr. Gooden served as a member of the Atlanta Federal Reserve
Bank Trade and Transportation Advisory Council from 2010 to March 2017.
He was past President and member of the Board of Directors of National
Freight Transportation Association from 2004 to March 2017, a member of
the Board of Directors of TTX Corporation from 2004 until March 2017, and
a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Chamber of Commerce
from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Gooden currently serves on the Board of Directors
of Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. and serves as an advisor to private
investments groups.

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