Crowley announced that Bob Cox has assumed sales and marketing responsibility for the company's petroleum distribution group in Alaska. This is in addition to his role as general manager of the company's supply and distribution functions. Cox will remain domiciled in the company's Anchorage office and will continue reporting to Craig Tornga, vice president of petroleum distribution.
Cox is responsible for the sales and marketing function of Crowley's petroleum terminals, which have a combined fuel capacity of 39 million gallons.
A veteran of the Alaska petroleum sales and distribution market, Cox also brings transportation experience to his position. Prior to joining Crowley in 2007, he was vice president at both Petro Marine Services and Alaska Railroad. He also held various positions of increasing responsibility with Southern Pacific Railroad including engineering, operations and marketing before relocating to Alaska in 1991.
Cox, a registered civil engineer, is a board member at the Resource Development Council for Alaska, the Alaska Chadux Corporation, and the Alaska Fuel Storage and Handlers Alliance. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with distinction in aerospace engineering at Virginia Tech, and a Master of Science degree in transportation engineering at Stanford University.