Union Pacific Railroad's Ivan Jaime Named Young Hispanic Corporate Achiever
Spring, Texas, June 13, 2012 The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) presented Ivan Jaime, Union Pacific Railroad director of border policy and community affairs, with a Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ Award at its annual conference in Chicago.
Jaime was one of 30 young professionals selected to participate in the 2012 Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers Program, which recognizes young Hispanics at Fortune 500 and HACR corporate member companies. The young executives participated in an intensive three-day leadership development, education and training conference.
"The Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers are leading the way in establishing a new standard of excellence in corporate America. We congratulate Ivan and the rest of this year's corporate achievers as they lead the way and serve as role models for other young Fortune 500 executives," said Carlos F. Orta, president and CEO of HACR. "HACR believes that companies who invest in the attainment of a talented and diverse workforce are in the long-run the most successful."
Jaime joined Union Pacific as its manager of yard operations in his hometown, Brownsville, Texas, in 2005. After overseeing the company's rail and safety operations in the Rio Grande Valley for three years, he was appointed to his current position based in San Antonio, where Jaime is responsible for border policy, government affairs and community relations in South Texas - including the Mexican gateways in Brownsville, Laredo, El Paso and Eagle Pass.
Jaime serves as the treasurer of the Border Trade Alliance and the communications officer for Union Pacific Railroad's Latino Employee Network. He is the national president of the Omega Delta Phi Fraternity and holds a position on the Child Advocates of San Antonio Board of Directors. Jaime is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
Founded in 1986, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility represents 16 national Hispanic organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Its mission is to advance the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America at a level commensurate with their economic contributions.
About Union Pacific
It was 150 years ago that Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act of July 1, 1862, creating the original Union Pacific. One of America's iconic companies, today, Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), linking 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail and providing freight solutions and logistics expertise to the global supply chain. From 2000 through 2011, Union Pacific spent more than $31 billion on its network and operations, making needed investments in America's infrastructure and enhancing its ability to provide safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible freight transportation. Union Pacific's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers and emphasizes excellent customer service. Union Pacific operates competitive routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways.
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