Mar 30, 2021 | Diversity, Featured Successful Placements, Heidi Hoffman, Kevin Burns, Successful Placements

BNSF appoints former Lockheed Martin exec, Andrew Ruiz, to Vice President and Chief Sourcing Officer

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies, has appointed Andrew (Drew) Ruiz to Vice President and Chief Sourcing Officer.

Ruiz joins BNSF as a seasoned supply chain leader having spent over 18 years at Lockheed Martin, most recently as the Vice President – F-35, Supply Chain Management. At Lockheed, Ruiz was the primary interface between SCM, program management, and customers for supply chain strategies, execution, and performance for F-35. Prior to his experience at Lockheed, Ruiz started his career in sales and business development roles at Centra Software, Aerobotics, and Avery Dennison.

Ruiz earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Christian University – M.J. Neeley School of Business.

ON Partners consultants Heidi Hoffman, Kevin Burns, and Jamie Ganner are proud to have partnered with Andrew Ruiz and BNSF on this successful placement. See more supply chain and operations executive appointments from ON here.

About BNSF


BNSF Railway is one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies. BNSF operates approximately 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states and also operates in three Canadian provinces. BNSF is one of the top transporters of consumer goods, grain and agricultural products, low-sulfur coal, and industrial goods such as petroleum, chemicals, housing materials, food and beverages. BNSF’s shipments help feed, clothe, supply, and power American homes and businesses every day. BNSF and its employees have developed one of the most technologically advanced, and efficient railroads in the industry. We work continuously to improve the value of the safety, service, energy, and environmental benefits we provide to our customers and the communities we serve. You can learn more about BNSF at

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