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Trinity Industries, Inc. Announces Executive Appointments

June 15, 2015
By Business Wire News


Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) today announced that Jared Richardson has been named Vice President and General Counsel of TrinityRail, that Jack Todd has been promoted to Vice President, Public Affairs, and that Bryan P. Stevenson has joined the Company as its Associate General Counsel and Secretary.

As Vice President and General Counsel of TrinityRail, Mr. Richardson has assumed responsibility for all legal matters for Trinity’s railcar manufacturing and railcar leasing businesses. Mr. Richardson joined Trinity in 2010, most recently serving as its Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to Trinity, Mr. Richardson served as Senior Counsel and Assistant Secretary for Energy Future Holdings Corp. (formerly TXU Corp.). Prior to joining Energy Future Holdings, Mr. Richardson worked in the corporate and securities section of the law firm of Locke Liddell & Sapp LLP (now Locke Lord LLP) in its Dallas office. Mr. Richardson earned an undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Mr. Todd joined Trinity in 2006, initially serving as Director of Public Affairs for the Construction, Energy, Marine and Components Group. Since 2009, Mr. Todd has held several leadership positions at Trinity overseeing competitive analysis, community relations, public affairs, government relations and external media relations. Prior to joining Trinity, Mr. Todd had a distinguished 20-year career in the U.S. Navy retiring as a Lieutenant Commander. Mr. Todd earned an undergraduate degree in History from Texas A&M University, and a Master of Arts in Journalism from the American University in Washington DC.

Mr. Stevenson was most recently Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc., from 2011 to 2015. At U.S. Auto Parts, a public company, he oversaw all of the company’s legal efforts. Before joining U.S. Auto Parts, he served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel for Blockbuster, Inc., which he joined as Senior Corporate Counsel in 2004. Before joining Blockbuster, Mr. Stevenson worked at the law firm of Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, LLP in its Dallas office. A native of Dallas, Mr. Stevenson earned an undergraduate degree from Dallas Baptist University, and earned his J.D. from Baylor Law School.

Trinity Industries, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a diversified industrial company that owns market-leading businesses which provide products and services to the energy, transportation, chemical and construction sectors. Trinity reports its financial results in five principal business segments: the Rail Group, the Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, the Inland Barge Group, the Construction Products Group, and the Energy Equipment Group. For more information, visit:

Trinity Industries, Inc.
Investor Contact:
Jessica L. Greiner, 214-631-4420
Director of Investor Relations
Media Contact:
Jack Todd, 214-589-8909
Vice President, Public Affairs