Home » News » OmniTRAX Adds Rail Safety and Environmental Leader
OmniTRAX Adds Rail Safety and Environmental Leader
Posted On: August 31, 2023

Former Class I Rail Executive Kayden Howard to Lead ESG, Safety, and Emergency Preparedness across the Network’s North American Operations

DENVERAug. 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — OmniTRAX, a comprehensive supply-chain and logistics solutions provider, and the transportation affiliate of The Broe Group, has named Kayden Howard as Senior Vice President of Health, Safety and Environmental Programs. In the newly created role, Howard, the former Kansas City Southern (KCS) executive, will lead all safety, environmental, and sustainability activities for the OmniTRAX rail network.

“The safety and well-being of the OmniTRAX team, our partners, and the communities we serve, is our highest priority,” said OmniTRAX President and COO Sergio Sabatini. “Kayden Howard is a widely respected industry leader, and her expertise will play a key role in shaping the end-to-end health, safety, and environmental programs that will scale with our growth.”

An accomplished industry executive, Kayden has a distinguished record of leading dynamic teams; enhancing health, safety, and environmental performance; optimizing operations; and promoting sustainability. During her time as a Vice President at Kansas City Southern, Howard achieved a transformational safety record, earning industry-best safety ratings. Her implementation of comprehensive prevention, preparedness, and response strategies directly reduced operational risks and optimized employee and public safety.

“OmniTRAX is a best-in-class rail partner with a bold vision of growth fueled by a steadfast commitment to the customers and the communities it serves,” said Kayden Howard. “I’m excited to join this talented team and help build an enduring legacy of industry-leading safety and environmental performance.”

The appointment builds on record setting company safety performance as the OmniTRAX rail network continues to grow its North American carloads and reach. OmniTRAX earned top honors for 2022 railroad safety in an industry-leading five categories.

Howard is a University of Missouri – Columbia alumna and holds a law degree from the University of Kansas. Her extensive litigation career includes legal counsel to KCS, the United States Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor, and private practice. She is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Kansas.