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July 8, 2013

For Immediate Release:

RJM Announces Executive Appointment AVP Operations Technology

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, Operations Technology BNSF Railway Company

Chris Mathews has been appointed to the newly created role of Assistant Vice President of Operations Technology for the BNSF Railway Company. Previously, Mathews served as a Principal and senior leader in the Transportation Practice for North America with A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm.

As Assistant Vice President for Operations Technology, Mathews will focus on maximizing the return on invested capital (ROIC) in the Positive Train Control (PTC) System and assist in the conversion of locomotives to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). This includes working closely with the executive leadership team and all areas of the organization to deliver meaningful leadership on other modernization and operational related initiatives to improve efficiency, productivity and profitability of the railroad.

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 client-companies find and attract highly talented executives on a worldwide basis.