Steven H. Wunning is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria, Ill. Wunning has administrative responsibility for the Resource Industries Group, which includes Advanced Components and Systems Division, Diversified Products Division, Integrated Manufacturing Operations Division, Mining Sales & Support Division, Mining Products Division and Product Development and Global Technology Division.
Since joining Caterpillar in 1973, Wunning has had assignments of increasing responsibility in manufacturing, quality, product support and logistics. As one of the first employees and leaders of Cat Logistics in 1987, Steve leveraged Caterpillar's expertise in logistics to provide services to other companies around the world. Steve was named vice president of Cat Logistics in 1990 and president in 1994, ushering in a period of unprecedented growth for the business. In 1998, Wunning was named corporate vice president with responsibility for the Logistics and Product Services Division. In 2000, he became vice president with responsibility for Cat Logistics, which combined all of the internal Caterpillar and external client logistics operations into a single unit. In 2004, the Caterpillar Board of Directors named Wunning a group president.
Wunning has a bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri Rolla - now Missouri University of Science and Technology - and an Executive MBA from the University of Illinois.
Wunning serves on the following boards: Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI, Black & Veatch Holding Company, Kennametal Inc., American Red Cross, National Mining Association and Missouri University of Science and Technology.
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