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August 2, 2010

For Immediate Release:

DALLAS, Texas — Randall James Monroe, Inc., a Dallas based global executive search consultancy announces the successful completion of the following executive search assignment for:

Director SAP Governance – Technology Services – BNSF Railway Company

Jo Ann Kern has been appointed Director, SAP Governance – Technology Services for BNSF Railway. Previously, Kern was Director, SAP Program Center of Excellence for Baker Hughes Inc., where she led multiple teams and integration partners with responsibility for delivering an enterprise-wide multi-year release management strategy and global deployment for the SAP Business Suite. Kern’s charter with BNSF will include setting and developing the SAP governance standards, policies and procedures to address sustainability and management of a large SAP implementation effort driving corporate-wide business innovation and improvement.

BNSF Railway Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BNSF Railway is corporately based in Fort Worth, Texas and operates one of the largest railroad networks in North America, with about 32,000 route miles covering 28 states and two Canadian provinces.

RJM specializes in leadership, culture and chemistry fit. Our core strength is delivering high impact players. As a retained executive search consultancy, we bring more than five decades of collective experience in helping client-companies find and attract precisely the right person to address specific business challenges and capitalize on unique areas of opportunity.