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May 20, 2013

For Immediate Release:

RJM Announces Executive Appointment AVP Applications Development

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

AVP, Applications Development BNSF Railway Company

Muru Murugappan has been appointed head of Applications Development for the BNSF Railway Company. Previously, Murugappan was with Sony Electronics, where he served as the top IT executive for U.S. operations and had significant responsibilities for leading the U.S. aspects of a Global SAP consolidation project that spanned Europe and North America.

As Assistant Vice President for Applications Development, Murugappan will oversee and lead the development organization on installing SAP modules to support HR, Finance, Payroll, Asset Management, and Revenue Management for BNSF. This includes working closely with the CIO and the executive leadership team to deliver meaningful leadership on all technology related initiatives to improve efficiency, productivity and profitability.

About BNSF Railway Company — As a Berkshire Hathaway company and subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, BNSF Railway Company operates more than 32,000 route miles in 28 states and two Canadian provinces.

Randall James Monroe, Inc., specializes in leadership, culture and chemistry fit. As a retained executive search consultancy, the firm brings more than five decades of collective experience in helping clientcompanies find and attract highly talented executives on a worldwide basis.