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Amtrak President Alexander Kummant, 2000s.

Black and white portrait photograph of Amtrak President Alexander Kummant; dates to the mid-2000s.

Amtrak President Alexander Kummant, 2000s.

Alexander Kummant served as the eighth president of Amtrak from 2006 to 2008. Prior to Amtrak, Kummant worked as a regional vice president and general manager of Industrial Products at Union Pacific Railroad, and chief marketing officer of Komatsu America Corporation, a construction equipment supplier.

Under his leadership, Amtrak launched the Great American Stations program to foster partnerships with local communities wishing to invest in their stations; initiated deployment of mobile security teams to patrol trains; held the first National Train Day; and completed a multiyear project to replace the Thames River Bridge lift span along the Northeast Corridor in Connecticut.

Photographer: Unknown for Amtrak. From the Amtrak Corporate Collection.