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Amtrak names new executive VP, chief marketing and commercial officer

Posted on April 3, 2019

The Amtrak Board of Directors appointed Roger Harris to the position of executive VP, chief marketing and commercial officer, responsible for corporate marketing, sales distribution, network and consist planning, market research, and pricing and revenue management, along with the Northeast Corridor, state-supported and long-distance service lines.

Harris will succeed Tim Griffin, who has elected to retire from Amtrak on April 12.

Harris joined Amtrak in January 2019 as VP, long-distance service business line after more than 25 years of experience in the transportation industry. Before joining Amtrak, Harris served as sr. VP, revenue, distribution & alliances, for Aeromexico, which is Mexico’s number one domestic airline with $3 billion in annual revenue.

Prior to Aeromexico, Harris held leadership roles at Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines, GMAC Financial Services, Northwest/KLM Airlines, and Chrysler Motors.

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