National Press Club

Today: CEO of Union Pacific to address Headliners Luncheon

July 11, 2018 | By Tamara Hinton | tamara.hinton@Storypartnersdc.com

Lance Fritz, chairman, president and chief executive of Union Pacific.

Lance Fritz, chairman, president and chief executive of Union Pacific.

Lance Fritz, chairman, president and chief executive of Union Pacific, will discuss trade, technology, and his insights into the economy at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on the 7th floor of the National Press Building on July 12 at 12:30 p.m.

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 Club members (members may purchase two tickets at this rate) and $39 for all other non-members. Click here for tickets.

Union Pacific was founded in 1862 by Abraham Lincoln. Today, it hauls 70% of the U.S. freight rail volume into and out of Mexico, and 40% of its overall traffic either originates or terminates outside the U.S.

Fritz has spent nearly two decades at Union Pacific serving in a variety of executive positions, including chief operating officer, before rising to the top spot in 2015. Previously, he worked at Friskars, Inc., Cooper Industries, and General Electric.

The National Press Building is located at 529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

Other Headliners events:

July 16: Headliners Luncheon with Major League Baseball Commissioner
July 18: Headliners Luncheon with NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci
July 24: Headliners Luncheon with Miss America Chairwoman Gretchen Carlson & CEO Regina Hopper