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Union Pacific appoints Lynden Tennison as executive vice president

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Staff Writer | Omaha, Neb., USA | July 31, 2018
Lynden TennisonUnion Pacific, a freight hauling railroad, appointed Lynden Tennison executive vice president and chief strategy officer.
A 26-year Union Pacific veteran, Mr. Tennison has been senior vice president and chief information officer since February 2005.

Mr. Tennison served in a variety of leadership roles including responsibility for the application systems and architectures for the entire company.

From 1998 through 2001, he was president and chief executive officer of Nexterna, a Union Pacific technology subsidiary.

Prior to joining Union Pacific in 1992, Mr. Tennison worked at American Airlines’ SABRE division, AT&T and Southwestern Bell Telephone.

Mr. Tennison has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington.

He is a current and/or past member of the board of directors for several corporate entities.