Joseph E. Creed

Joe Creed is a group president of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Energy & Transportation segment, which includes the Rail Division, Solar Turbines, Large Power Systems Division (LPSD), Industrial Power Systems Division (IPSD), Caterpillar Remanufacturing Division, Electric Power Division, Caterpillar Oil & Gas and Marine Division and Electrification & Advanced Power Solutions Division.

Creed joined Caterpillar in 1997 and has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility across multiple divisions of Caterpillar. He was promoted to chief financial officer for Caterpillar’s Energy & Transportation business segment in 2013 and promoted to vice president of Caterpillar's Finance Services Division in 2017. Creed also served as interim Chief Financial Officer for Caterpillar in 2018 and, most recently, as vice president of the Oil & Gas and Marine Division and the Electric Power Division.

Creed graduated from Western Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He completed Caterpillar’s flagship executive leadership program conducted by Stanford University specifically for Caterpillar leaders, dealers and suppliers. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Creed serves on the Western Illinois University Department of Accounting & Finance advisory board; is an Executive Board Member of the Caterpillar Foundation; and is the executive sponsor of the Caterpillar Employee Resource Group known as ADEPT (Abled and Disabled Employees Partnering Together). He is also a member of the board and Chairman for Easterseals of Central Illinois.

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VICE PRESIDENTS

Brian Edwards  Senior Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Caterpillar Remanufacturing Division.

Steven M. Ferguson Senior Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Industrial Power Systems Division.

Martin Haycraft Senior Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of Progress Rail.

Jason E. Kaiser  Senior Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Electric Power Division.

Thomas A. Pellette Executive Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Solar Turbines Subsidiary.

Rod Shurman Senior Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Electrification & Advanced Power Solutions Division. 

M. Lou Balmer-Millar Senior Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Large Power Systems Division.

Derrick York  Senior Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Caterpillar Oil & Gas and Marine Division.