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GATX ELECTS WILLIAM L. CHAMBERS VICE PRESIDENT-HUMAN RESOURCES

 CHICAGO, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- William L. Chambers has been elected vice president-human resources of GATX Corp. (NYSE: GMT) it was announced today by James J. Glasser, chairman, president and chief executive officer.
 Chambers, 56, will direct the employee relations, manpower planning, benefits, compensation, and community affairs activities of the Chicago- based company. Chambers will report to the CEO.
 Glasser stated, "Human Resources are certainly a key element of success at any corporation. In this regard, GATX has targeted its human resource activities as among the highest of its strategic elements. Bill Chambers brings more than 25 years of senior human resource experience to GATX, and we look forward to benefiting from his knowledge and expertise."
 Chambers will succeed Roland I. Finkelman, GATX's vice president of human resources who turned 65 this year. Finkelman will retire at the end of this year. Since 1991, Chambers has been engaged in Human Resource consulting. He was the senior vice president, human resources and corporate relations, for the Beatrice Company from 1986 to 1990.
 Previously, he was executive vice president, human resources and organization, of Ogden-Allied Services Corp. The 17 years preceding his association with Ogden were spent at Honeywell in various personnel and human resources positions.
 Chambers received a B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University, Ohio, in 1959 and his MBA from Northwestern University in 1964.
 GATX Corp. is a $3.6 billion service-based asset company. It provides railcars, locomotives, bulk liquid storage terminals, pipelines, Great Lakes vessels, logistics support and warehousing with value-adding services to assist customers in moving their products through the manufacturing stream or distribution channels. In addition, GATX offers a variety of financial services focusing on owning or managing transportation and distribution assets, as well as certain other niche areas.
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 /CONTACT: Holly Rea of GATX Corp., 312-621-6493/
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