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Union Pacific Railroad's Diane Duren Earns 'Profiles In Diversity Journal's' Women Worth Watching Recognition

Omaha, Neb., September 29, 2010 – Union Pacific Railroad's Diane Duren is recognized in the 9th annual Women Worth Watching feature of the September/October edition of Profiles in Diversity Journal. Duren is vice president and general manager - Chemicals, where she develops and implements market strategy and manages customer relationships for Union Pacific's Chemicals marketing team.  Union Pacific's Chemicals business generated $2.1 billion in revenue in 2009.

The magazine recognizes women executives who share personal leadership successes designed to encourage aspiring business leaders and help advance women into leadership ranks.

"It is a great honor and very humbling to be recognized alongside so many fabulous women in leadership roles," Duren said. "I learned a long time ago that you can accomplish very little by yourself in the business world and to be successful, you must be part of an effective team. I am grateful to be part of a fantastic team here at Union Pacific."

Duren began her career as a certified public accountant prior to joining Union Pacific. She has held a variety of positions in finance and marketing during her 25-year railroad career.

About Union Pacific

Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers and provides Americans with a fuel-efficient, environmentally friendly and safe mode of freight transportation. Union Pacific's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad emphasizes excellent customer service and offers competitive routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. Union Pacific connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major gateways to Mexico.

Media contact: Tom Lange at 402-544-3560 or tomlange@up.com.

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