National Press Club

NPC Headliners Luncheon with Head of Union Pacific Lance Fritz

NPC Headliners Luncheon with Head of Union Pacific Lance Fritz

July 12, 2018 12:30 PM

Location: Suite 1230, 12th Floor, National Press Building

Livestream will begin 7/12 at 1:00pm ET.

Founded in 1862 by Abraham Lincoln, Union Pacific Railroad hauls 70 percent of the U.S. freight rail volume into and out of Mexico, and 40 percent of its overall traffic either originates or terminates outside the U.S.

Lance Fritz, the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Union Pacific, will discuss trade, technology and his insights into the economy at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Thursday, July 12 on the 12th floor of the National Press Building.

Fritz began his career at Union Pacific as a vice president and general manager in the company’s marketing and sales department nearly 20 years ago. Fritz went on to serve in various executive roles including chief operating officer before becoming president, CEO and chairman of the board in 2015. Prior to joining Union Pacific, Fritz worked for Friskars, Inc., Cooper Industries and General Electric.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $25 for National Press Club members (members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $39 for all other non-member tickets.

For all ticketing-related questions, please email Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase. To submit a question for the speaker in advance, put UNION PACIFIC in the subject line and email to The deadline for submitting questions in advance is 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.

The National Press Club is located on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building at 529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Lindsay Underwood
(202) 662-7561

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