Thomas D. Bell Jr. Elected to Norfolk Southern Board

NORFOLK, Va. — Thomas D. Bell Jr., chairman of SecurAmerica LLC, has been elected a director of Norfolk Southern Corp., Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman announced today.

Bell retired as chairman and chief executive officer of Cousins Properties in July 2009. He previously served as chairman and CEO of the advertising and communications firm Young and Rubicam Inc., vice chairman and director of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, executive vice president of Ball Corporation, chairman of the Center for Naval Analysis, and president and CEO of the Hudson Institute.

Bell attended the University of Tennessee and New York University. He served as chief of staff for Sen. William Brock, and during the Reagan administration chaired the Committee on the Next Agenda as well as the Workforce 2000 Advisory Committee for the Secretary of Labor.