Union Pacific 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) : January 30, 2007
Union Pacific Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (402) 544-5000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 5.02(b) Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On January 30, 2007, Union Pacific Corporation (the Company) announced that Richard K. Davidson, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company, retired effective as of January 31, 2007, ending a 47-year career. In conjunction with Mr. Davidsons retirement, the Board elected James R. Young, age 54, to succeed Mr. Davidson as the new Chairman of the Board. Mr. Young is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and a current member of the Board of Directors, and he will also serve as Chairman of the Board of Union Pacific Railroad Company (the Railroad), the principal operating subsidiary of the Company. All of the directors of the Company concurrently serve on the Board of Directors of the Railroad.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: January 30, 2007