April 13, 2020 10:17 pm

Cook comes aboard as VP of Sales, Marketing and Business Development

Kevin Cook, who brings more than 17 years of experience in the railcar industry, joined our team as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development in August 2019.

“We’re really excited to have Kevin join our team,” said Dan Penovich, MRC President. “He’s earned quite the positive reputation in our industry, having formed strong partnerships in the petroleum and petrochemical industries over the years.”

Prior to joining us, Cook spent the past 17 years at Midland Manufacturing, a producer of railroad tank car safety valves and equipment in Skokie, Illinois. He served as General Manager while at Midland, introducing several innovative products to grow revenue internationally.

He also helped establish new standards that significantly improved the safety of transporting hazardous chemicals by rail.

Prior to his work at Midland, Cook held positions at ITT Engineered Systems, Grinnell Corporation and Tyco Flow Control. He is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College and earned an Executive MBA from the University of Tennessee.