Officers

The commitment and leadership of our dedicated group of officers enable Caterpillar’s position as an industry leader.

Jim Umpleby - Chairman & CEO

Jim Umpleby is chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Caterpillar Inc.

Jim joined Solar Turbines, now a Caterpillar subsidiary, in 1980 as an associate engineer.  During his career at Caterpillar, he has held a variety of positions in engineering, manufacturing, marketing, sales and services. Jim became president of Solar Turbines and a Caterpillar vice president in 2010; from 2013 to 2016 he led Caterpillar’s Energy & Transportation business segment as group president. He has served as CEO since January 1, 2017 and was elected chairman of the board of directors on December 12, 2018.

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Executive Office

 

Andrew R.J. Bonfield

Andrew Bonfield is Chief Financial Officer of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for Finance Services, Financial Products and Global Information Services.

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Cheryl H. Johnson

Cheryl H. Johnson is Chief Human Resources Officer of Caterpillar Inc. She manages all aspects of Human Resources including Talent Acquisition and Management, Learning and Development, Diversity and Inclusion, Compensation and Benefits, Shared Services and Employee and Labor Relations.

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Denise C. Johnson

Denise Johnson is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. She has responsibility for Resource Industries, which includes Innovation and Technology Development, Material Handling & Underground and Surface Mining & Technology. 

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Bob De Lange

Bob De Lange is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. in Deerfield, Illinois. He has administrative responsibility for Services, Distribution & Digital, which includes these divisions: Asia Pacific, CIS, Africa & Middle East Distribution; Americas & Europe Distribution; Global Aftermarket Solutions Division; Cat Digital and Product Support & Logistics.

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Suzette M. Long

Suzette Long is Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Caterpillar Inc. She has responsibility for Law, Security & Public Policy, which includes Global Legal Services, Compliance, Environment, Health & Safety, Global Security and Global Government and Corporate Affairs.

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Thomas A. Pellette

Tom Pellette is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. in Deerfield, Illinois. He is responsible for Caterpillar's Construction Industries Segment, which includes the Earthmoving, Excavation, Building Construction Products, China Operations and Global Construction & Infrastructure Divisions, as well as Global Rental and Used Equipment Services.

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Ramin Younessi

Ramin Younessi is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Energy & Transportation segment. This includes marine, petroleum and electric power; rail services and products; turbines and gas compressors; and industrial and large power systems.

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Vice Presidents

William P. Ainsworth

Senior Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for Progress Rail.

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Thomas J. Bluth

Caterpillar's Chief Technology Officer and Vice President with responsibility of the Innovation & Technology Development Division.

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Wai Man (Raymond) Chan

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Asia Pacific, CIS, Africa & Middle East Distribution Division.

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Qihua Chen

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the China Operations Division.

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Joseph E. Creed

Vice President of the Finance Services Division.

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Anthony D. Fassino

Vice President of the Building Construction Products Division.

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Steven M. Ferguson

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Industrial Power Systems Division.

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Thomas G. Frake

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Global Power Solutions Division

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Damien Giraud

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Global Construction & Infrastructure  Division.

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Frederic Istas

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Earthmoving Division.

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Kathryn D. Karol

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Global Government and Corporate Affairs Division.

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Zachary A. Kauk

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Excavation Division.

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Philip G. Kelliher

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Americas & Europe Distribution Division.

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Pablo M. Koziner

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Solar Turbines Subsidiary.

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Julie A. Lagacy

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Global Information Services (GIS) Division and Chief Information Officer.

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Nigel A. Lewis

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Global Aftermarket Solutions Division.

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Ogi Redzic

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Cat Digital Division.

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E. Jean Savage

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for Surface Mining & Technology Division.

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Christopher R. Snodgrass

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Product Support & Logistics Division.

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Tana L. Utley

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Large Power Systems Division.

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David T. Walton

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation.

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Karl E. Weiss

Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for Material Handling & Underground Division.

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Other Officers

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

Chad Withers - Assistant Treasurer

Barbara Thomas - Assistant Secretary

Desmond Eppel - Assistant Secretary

Joni J. Funk - Assistant Secretary