Cummins Engine Business Leadership Changes Announced
18 May 2005
COLUMBUS, Ind., (May 18, 2005) - Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) has announced several changes in responsibility within the Engine Business to better focus on execution of strategic initiatives.
The MidRange and Heavy Duty leadership team is being divided into two distinct organizations. Dave Crompton, currently Vice President - MidRange Engine Sales and Marketing will assume responsibilities as Vice President and General Manager of the MidRange Engine Business. Ed Pence, currently Vice President - Automotive Business, will assume responsibilities as Vice President and General Manager of the Heavy Duty Engine Business.
Crompton has been with Cummins since 1987. Prior to his current position, he served as Vice President - Industrial Markets in the MidRange Engine Business. He has a varied field of experience in planning, off-highway business, marine and the Chrysler business.
Pence joined Cummins in 1981. He has extensive automotive and off-highway experience, has lived and worked outside the United States and participated as a key member of the Heavy Duty Business Team.
"These appointments give the Engine Business leaders who will focus their business on continuous improvement and help the Engine Business achieve our strategic goals," said Jim Kelly, President - Engine Business.
Also, Sean Milloy has been named Chief Technical Officer for the Engine Business. In that position, he will drive Cummins approach to innovative application of technology. He will continue in his leadership role in MidRange Engineering. Milloy, who joined Cummins in 1981, has continuously expanded his responsibilities in engineering and has extensive experience with the Company's Joint Venture partners and global Technical Centers.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins serves customers in more than 160 countries through its network of 550 company-owned and independent distributor facilities and more than 5,000 dealer locations. With more than 28,000 employees worldwide, Cummins reported sales of $8.4 billion in 2004.