FreightCar America appoints Christopher Eppel CFO to succeed Kohnke
FreightCar America announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Christopher J. Eppel as Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective April 23. Mr. Eppel will succeed Matthew Kohnke, who has left the company to pursue new business opportunities but will assist with providing transition support over the next several weeks. "We are excited to welcome Chris to our team. He is a highly accomplished CFO with an extensive background in manufacturing turnarounds, cost reduction and strategic growth," said Jim Meyer, President and Chief Executive Officer of FreightCar America. "On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would also like to thank Matt Kohnke for his many contributions to the Company during his three years with us and we wish him well in his future endeavors."