John J. Burns

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"Mr. John J. Burns, Jr. serves as a Principal of Outsourcing Solutions Inc. Mr. Burns also controls Superior Bulk Logistics Inc. He has over 35 years of experience in the transportation and logistics sector and related industries. He served as a Special Advisor of Clark Holdings Inc. (also known as Global Logistics Acquisition Corp.). He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Alleghany Corporation from July 1992 to December 2004 and as its Chief Operating Officer since 1977. He served as the Chairman of Alleghany Corp. since January 1, 2007 to July 1, 2010 and has been its Vice Chairman since July 1, 2010. He served as a Vice Chairman of Alleghany Corp., from January 2005 to January 1, 2007. He has been a Director of Alleghany Corp. since 1968 and Chicago Title Corporation since 1998. He serves as a Director of Mineral Holdings Inc. and World Minerals Inc. He served as a Director of Alleghany Corp. from 1968 to April 2012. He served as a Director of Santa Fe Pacific Corporation since March 28, 1995 and served as a Director of Armco Inc. He served as a Director of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. since 1995. He served as a Director of Fidelity National Financial Inc." [1]


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  1. businessweek John J. Burns, organizational web page, accessed March 12, 2013.