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GATX Corporation Announces Appointment of Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

GATX Corporation Announces Appointment of Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer13:27 EST Tuesday, November 20, 2012 CHICAGO (Business Wire) -- GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT) announced that Eric D. Harkness has been appointed vice president, treasurer and chief risk officer. Previously, Mr. Harkness was vice president and chief risk officer. Mr. Harkness began his career with GATX in 2007 as a senior investment risk officer. Prior to joining GATX, Mr. Harkness held a variety of roles within the financial services industry. “We are pleased to have Eric Harkness leading the treasury department,” said Robert C. Lyons, executive vice president and chief financial officer of GATX Corporation. “With his extensive background in finance and knowledge of GATX, Eric is a positive addition to our strong treasury team.” Mr. Harkness received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Indiana University and his Masters of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a CFA charterholder and a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. COMPANY DESCRIPTION GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT) strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company in the world by its customers, its shareholders, its employees and the communities where it operates. Controlling one of the largest railcar fleets in the world, GATX has been providing quality railcars and services to its customers for 114 years. GATX has been headquartered in Chicago, Illinois since its founding in 1898 and has traded on the New York Stock Exchange since 1916.For more information, visit the Company's website at www.gatx.com.Investor, corporate, financial, historical financial, photographic and news release information may be found at www.gatx.com. GATX CorporationJennifer Van AkenDirector, Investor Relations312-621-6689jennifer.vanaken@gatx.com