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Vincenzo J.  Vena net worth and biography

Vincenzo Vena Biography and Net Worth

A railroader, Union Pacific CEO Jim Vena has more than 40 years of industry experience with a demonstrated track record of driving best-in-class operating and service results. His vision for the railroad is clear: Safety, Service and Operational Excellence will equal Growth.

Vena’s four decades of railroading bring unparalleled experience across operational management, marketing and project execution. He’s led through transformational times for the entire railroad industry.

As Union Pacific chief operating officer from 2019-2020, Vena oversaw a team that achieved efficiency savings and delivered the best service product in the company’s history. He served as senior advisor to the chairman in 2021 and returned to Union Pacific as CEO in August 2023. Prior to Union Pacific, Vena worked at Canadian National Railway (CN) where he added to his knowledge by working with great leaders.

Vena knows railroading firsthand, beginning his career as a CN laborer in maintenance of way, then a brakeman, conductor, locomotive engineer, trainmaster and superintendent. He progressively held roles of increasing responsibility, including senior management positions in Operations, Marketing and Sales spanning CN’s east, west and southern regions across the U.S. At CN, Vena was ultimately promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer.

He has experience as a board member and served on the Board of Directors as chair of the Audit Committee for DCLI (Direct ChassisLink, Inc.), a privately held company. He also served on the FedEx Board of Directors’ Audit, Finance and Governance, Safety and Public Policy committees.

Vena received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alberta and a post-graduate Business degree from Athabasca University. He and his wife, Karen, have a great family with sons Michael and Joseph.

What is Vincenzo J. Vena's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Vincenzo J. Vena is at least $1.29 million as of November 21st, 2023. Mr. Vena owns 5,106 shares of Union Pacific stock worth more than $1,291,716 as of March 3rd. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. Vena may own. Additionally, Mr. Vena receives a salary of $1,610,000.00 as CEO at Union Pacific. Learn More about Vincenzo J. Vena's net worth.

How old is Vincenzo J. Vena?

Mr. Vena is currently 65 years old. There are 7 older executives and no younger executives at Union Pacific. Learn More on Vincenzo J. Vena's age.

What is Vincenzo J. Vena's salary?

As the CEO of Union Pacific Co., Mr. Vena earns $1,610,000.00 per year. Learn More on Vincenzo J. Vena's salary.

How do I contact Vincenzo J. Vena?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Vena and other Union Pacific executives is 1400 DOUGLAS STREET, OMAHA NE, 68179. Union Pacific can also be reached via phone at (402) 544-5000 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Vincenzo J. Vena's contact information.

Has Vincenzo J. Vena been buying or selling shares of Union Pacific?

Vincenzo J. Vena has not been actively trading shares of Union Pacific during the last ninety days. Most recently, on Tuesday, November 21st, Vincenzo J. Vena bought 4,500 shares of Union Pacific stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $222.00 per share, with a total value of $999,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 5,106 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,133,532. Learn More on Vincenzo J. Vena's trading history.

Who are Union Pacific's active insiders?

Union Pacific's insider roster includes William DeLaney, III (Director), Teresa Finley (Director), Eric Gehringer (EVP), Jennifer Hamann (CFO), Kenyatta Rocker (EVP), Todd Rynaski (VP), Vincenzo Vena (CEO), and Elizabeth Whited (EVP). Learn More on Union Pacific's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Union Pacific?

During the last twelve months, Union Pacific insiders bought shares 1 times. They purchased a total of 4,500 shares worth more than $999,000.00. During the last twelve months, insiders at the railroad operator sold shares 5 times. They sold a total of 15,724 shares worth more than $3,589,398.76. The most recent insider tranaction occured on February, 15th when President Elizabeth F Whited sold 3,750 shares worth more than $937,500.00. Insiders at Union Pacific own 0.3% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Union Pacific.

Information on this page was last updated on 2/15/2024.

Vincenzo J. Vena Insider Trading History at Union Pacific

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
11/21/2023Buy4,500$222.00$999,000.005,106View SEC Filing Icon  
2/28/2020Buy3,206$155.92$499,879.5219,966View SEC Filing Icon  
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Vincenzo J. Vena Buying and Selling Activity at Union Pacific

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Union Pacific Company Overview

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Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, operates in the railroad business in the United States. The company offers transportation services for grain and grain products, fertilizers, food and refrigerated products, and coal and renewables to grain processors, animal feeders, ethanol producers, renewable biofuel producers, and other agricultural users; and construction products, industrial chemicals, plastics, forest products, specialized products, metals and ores, petroleum, liquid petroleum gases, soda ash, and sand, as well as finished automobiles, automotive parts, and merchandise in intermodal containers. Union Pacific Corporation was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.
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