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Thomas Surma

First Vice President

Membership Committee

Ingredion, Inc

Manager Transportation Services

5 Westbrook Corporate Center
Westchester, IL 60154

Phone: 847.405.2400

About Thomas Surma

Thomas Surma is Manager, Transportation Services for CF INDUSTRIES SALES, LLC, where his primary role is managing rail operations and an annual rail spend of $400mm.

Mr. Surma is a veteran transportation professional with 20+ years’ experience managing various transportation modes from ocean vessel, inland barge, rail, intermodal, and other truck modes.

Prior to joining CF INDUSTRIES, Mr. Surma held numerous transportation roles at United States Gypsum CO, Mason- Dixon Lines, and Roadway Packaging Systems.

Active in the industry, Mr. Surma is currently Second Vice President of the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers Executive Committee and an executive committee member since 2014, a member of the NITL’s rail committee, as well as a member of the Traffic Club of Chicago.

Mr. Surma holds a B.S. in Operations Management & Information Systems from Northern Illinois University.

CF INDUSTRIES is a global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes we use ensure we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities. We are 3,000 people. Nine world-class manufacturing complexes. Industry-leading distribution and logistics capabilities. Serving agricultural and industrial customers.

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