Brian Edwards is a senior vice president of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Caterpillar Remanufacturing Division. Cat Reman is at the heart of the enterprise’s commitment to services and sustainability. Since 1973, Cat Reman has helped Caterpillar, Cat dealers and our customers succeed by offering high-quality, lower-cost replacement parts remanufactured from genuine Cat components. We bring the value at the core of every Cat product back to life – reducing waste and minimizing the need for raw material, energy and water to produce new parts. Overall, it’s good for customers, Caterpillar and the environment.
Brian joined Caterpillar in 2010 as vice president of sales and marketing at the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Progress Rail. He continued rising in the leadership ranks at Progress Rail, serving in many roles including executive vice president of rolling stock. Prior to joining Caterpillar, Brian spent more than 20 years gaining expertise in manufacturing, engineering and supply chain roles at GE and General Motors.
Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Youngstown State University and a master’s degree in manufacturing management from GMI Engineering & Management Institute (now Kettering University). He completed the Caterpillar “Digging Deep” executive development program through Stanford University.
Brian is affiliated with United Way, March of Dimes and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. He grew up in the “Steel Valley” in small town Struthers, Ohio.