Mike Cory 

Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer

Mike Cory was appointed Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer in July 2016, based in Montreal.


Mr. Cory started with CN in 1981 at the Symington Yard Diesel Shop in Winnipeg as a labourer. Over the years, he has held various operational positions, worked in Customer Service and Marketing, and served as Superintendent, General Superintendent, Director of Service Design and Network Operations Superintendent. In January 2006, he became General Manager of Operations for the Michigan sub Region. In September of 2006, Mr. Cory became Assistant Vice-President of Network Operations and then Vice-President of Operations for the Eastern Region in June 2007, until his promotion to Senior Vice-President, Eastern Region, in November 2008. He was named Senior Vice-President for Western Region, based in Edmonton, Alberta in April 2009.


Mr. Cory completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.