The commitment and leadership of our dedicated group of officers enable Caterpillar’s position as an industry leader.
Jim Umpleby is chief executive officer (CEO) and a member of the board of directors of Caterpillar Inc.
Umpleby joined Solar Turbines Incorporated in San Diego, California as an associate engineer in 1980. Solar Turbines is a wholly owned Caterpillar subsidiary and a leading manufacturer of industrial gas turbine systems.
Umpleby has held leadership positions in a variety of functions including engineering, manufacturing, marketing, sales and services. He was promoted to a vice-president of Solar Turbines in 1997 and led the Customer Services business. As a Solar Turbines vice-president he later led Solar’s Oil & Gas, Power Generation and Turbomachinery Products divisions. As general manager of global services for Caterpillar’s Product Support division, he launched Caterpillar’s Job Site Solutions business, which works with Caterpillar dealers to help machine customers maximize job site productivity.
Rob Charter is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. He has administrative responsibility for Customer & Dealer Support, which includes Asia Pacific, CIS, Africa & Middle East and Americas & Europe distribution divisions, Global Aftermarket Solutions, Wear Components & Aftermarket Distribution, Marketing and Digital and the Sustainable Solutions Division.Learn More
Brad Halverson is a group president and CFO of Caterpillar Inc. Halverson has responsibility for the Finance Services Division, Human Services Division, Global Information Services, Financial Products Division, Strategic Services Division, as well as Corporate Auditing.Learn More
Denise Johnson is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. She has responsibility for Resource Industries, which includes Innovation and Technology Development, Material Handling & Underground, Global Supply Network and Surface Mining & Technology.Learn More
Bob De Lange is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. He has administrative responsibility for Construction Industries, which includes the Earthmoving, Excavation, Building Construction Products, China Operations, and the Global Construction & Infrastructure Divisions.Learn More
Tom Pellette is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. He is responsible for Caterpillar's Energy & Transportation Group, which includes the following divisions: Marine & Petroleum Power, Progress Rail Services, Electric Power, Solar Turbines, Industrial Power Systems and Large Power Systems.Learn More
Jananne A. Copeland - Chief Accounting Officer
Kyle J. Epley - Corporate Controller
Richard D. Moore - Treasurer
Jill E. Daugherty - Chief Audit Officer
Michael A. McGuire - Chief Compliance Officer
Sally A. Stiles - Assistant Treasurer
Chad J. Wiener - Assistant Secretary
Joni J. Funk - Assistant Secretary