Wick Moorman, Norfolk Southern’s chairman and CEO, has announced that John R. Thompson and Martin H. Nesbitt have been elected as directors.
Thompson has been appointed to the audit and governance and nominating committees and Nesbitt has been appointed to the audit and finance committees of the board.
Thompson, 61, of Minnetrista, Minn., has been a government relations consultant for Best Buy since October 2012, having served as senior vice president and general manager of BestBuy.com from 2002 to 2012. He joined the company in 2001 as senior vice president for supply chain and business systems.
Thompson also served as CIO and senior vice president for customer service, information systems, distribution logistics and e-business at Liz Claiborne and as CIO and executive vice president of Goody’s Family Clothing.
Nesbitt, 50, of Chicago, is co-founder of The Vistria Group. He served as president and CEO of PRG Parking Management and managing director of Green Courte Partners until 2012.