David Horwitz, Vice President & Executive Director, Fleet Portfolio Management, has responsibility for the GATX North American Rail Fleet, which consists of roughly 130,000 tank and freight cars of all types. Since joining GATX as an Engineer in 1995, he has spent the vast majority of his time in the Commercial organization, and has led GATX’s Eastern Sales region and currently leads the Fleet Portfolio Management organization. He is focused on profitably growing GATX’s rail fleet through new car purchasing and secondary markets acquisitions, as well as developing pricing and lease term strategies to maximize the overall profitability of the North American lease fleet. He has spent a significant amount of time working with GATX’s customers, railcar manufacturers, and other suppliers.
Horwitz is a graduate of Northwestern University where he received an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.