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Jean Savage

E. Jean Savage serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Trinity Industries, Inc. Ms. Savage has been Director since 2018, and has served as the Company's Chief Executive Officer and President since February 2020. She also serves on the Board of Trustees at Manufacturers Alliance. 

Prior to joining Trinity, Mr. Savage spent 17 years at Caterpillar Inc. in a variety of senior leadership positions. Since 2017, she has served as Vice President of the Surface Mining & Technology division of Caterpillar Inc., a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. In this role, she oversaw the division’s end-to-end value chain, ensuring a customer-centric approach in product design, development, operations, and sales. She was also responsible for Caterpillar’s Sales and Marketing and Technology groups, which covered all products in Caterpillar’s Resource Industries Group, serving the mining sector. From 2014 to 2017, she was Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Caterpillar’s Innovation and Technology Development Division. From 2009 to 2014, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Locomotive and Railcar Services business unit for Caterpillar subsidiary Progress Rail Services, an integrated and diversified supplier of railroad and transit products and services as well as railcar leasing. Ms. Savage joined Progress Rail Services in 2002 as Vice President for Quality and Continuous Improvement. She also served as Vice President of Progress Rail’s Freight Car Repair, Parts and Quality Divisions. Prior to joining Progress Rail, she worked in a variety of manufacturing and engineering positions in her 14 years at Parker Hannifin Corporation, a leader in motion and control technologies and systems. Ms. Savage also served for nine years in the U.S. Army Reserves as a military intelligence officer.