FreightCar America adds Rodger Boehm, José De Nigris and Travis Kelly to its Board of Directors

– USA, IL –  FreightCar America, Inc. (Nasdaq: RAIL) today announced the additions of Rodger Boehm, José De Nigris, and Travis Kelly to its Board of Directors.

William Gehl, Chairman of the Board of Directors, stated, “We are excited to welcome Rodger, José, and Travis to our Board of Directors and expand its size to eight members. These individuals bring extensive financial, capital markets, and strategic leadership experience, and will help to ensure continued strong governance at the senior level.”

About Rodger L. Boehm

Until his retirement in September 2017, Mr. Boehm spent 31 years at McKinsey & Company, Inc. where he served as a senior partner and led its Americas Operations Practice. He currently serves on the boards of Meritor and Ruggable and was formerly a board member for Home Chef.

Mr. Boehm holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Purdue University and a Master’s of Business Administration from Harvard University.

About José De Nigris

Currently, Mr. De Nigris is EVP of Katcon Global, a global supplier of exhaust and after-treatment solutions to the automotive industry. Mr. De Nigris has served as a board member of Katcon Global since 2000 and has concurrently held various positions since with several of its subsidiaries. Mr. De Nigris is the Director of Katcon Global, SA (Luxembourg) since 2009, the Director of Katcon Korea since 2016, and the Managing Director of Wendt Automotive GMBH (Germany) since 2018.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and a Master of Business Administration from Yale University.

About Travis D. Kelly

Since December 2018, Mr. Kelly has served as the President and CEO of Isola Group LLC, a global material sciences companspecializinged in making laminate materials used to fabricate multilayer printed circuit boards. From 2007 to 2018, Mr. Kelly served as the Global COO for Cerberus Capital Management, L.Before this, Mr. Kelly served in numerous operating, financial, and strategic planning roles across several public and private capital companies.

He hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Windsor and a Master’s of Business Administration from Wayne State University.

About FreightCar America

FreightCar America, Inc. is a diversified manufacturer of railroad freight cars, that also supplies railcar parts and leases freight cars through its FreightCar America Leasing Company subsidiaries. FreightCar America designs and builds high-quality railcars, including open-top hopper cars, covered hopper cars, intermodal and non-intermodal flat cars, mill gondola cars, coil steel cars, boxcars, and coal cars, and also specializes in the conversion of railcars for repurposed use. FreightCar America is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and has facilities in the following locations: Castaños, Mexico; Johnstown, Pennsylvania; and Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.

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