Matthew K. Rose

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Matthew K. Rose
Born1959 (age 61–62)
Alma materUniversity of Missouri
Board member ofAT&T

Matthew K. Rose (born 1960 in Salina, Kansas) was the Chairman and CEO of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. from 2002 to December 31, 2013. In December 2013, Rose's role was shifted to that of executive chairman, renewing speculation he might be in line to replace Warren Buffett at Berkshire's helm.[1]


He attended the University of Missouri and is a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Rose has a wife, Lisa, and two children.[2]

Rose is a member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, the organization's governing body.[3]

Rose was named the Railroader of the Year by Railway Age for 2010.[4]

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  1. ^ Jonathan Stempel and Michael Erman (11 December 2013). "BNSF CEO Rose shifts role, renewing Buffett succession talk". Reuters.
  2. ^ "Matthew K. Rose". NNDB. Soylent Communications. 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-28.
  3. ^ Boy Scouts of America Annual Report 2011 Archived 2012-11-14 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman named Railway Age Railroader of the Year". Railway Age. December 9, 2010. Archived from the original on December 11, 2010. Retrieved December 13, 2010.

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Business positions
Preceded by
Robert Krebs
Chief Executive Officer of BNSF Railway
Succeeded by
Carl Ice
Preceded by
Michael J. Ward
Railroader of the Year
Succeeded by
Charles Moorman