CSX names rail industry veteran as COO
CSX Corporation has appointed Mike Cory, a railway executive with more than 40 years of operations experience, as its executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Formerly executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Canadian National (CN) Railway, Cory has provided transport consulting services since retiring from the CN in 2019. Cory began his career in the industry in 1981 as a labourer in CN’s locomotive shops in Winnipeg, Canada.
Over the years, Cory rose through the ranks as a superintendent, general superintendent, director of service design, network operations superintendent and general manager of operations for the Michigan sub-region. In 2006, he began his ascent through a series of senior leadership roles. He was named executive vice president and chief operating officer in 2016. (cj)