CME Awards Program

Hall of Fame

Roy Cook

Roy Cook is the President & CEO of Monarch Industries Ltd, a Winnipeg-based company that manufactures and markets hydraulic cylinders, and raw and machined iron castings to a broad range of original equipment manufacturers, distributors and retailers throughout North America.

Roy joined Monarch as Director of Business Development in 1995 and has held several positions with the Company, including as the company’s Chief Operating Office for six years before his appointment to his current role on Jan 1, 2013. Prior to joining Monarch, Roy was employed at Federal Industries Ltd. in progressively more senior roles in the strategic planning area. He has also worked in various roles in the office products, mobile home and recreational vehicle industries over his career.

Roy serves on the Board of Monarch Industries; is past chair of the national board of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and is a board member of CME’s Manitoba division. He serves on the Business Council of Manitoba board of directors and is also the past chair of the board of directors of St Paul’s High School. His education includes a Master of Business Administration from the University of Manitoba.