Julie A. Lagacy is a Caterpillar Inc. vice president with responsibility for the Global Information Services (GIS) Division and Chief Information Officer. In this position, she leads a team responsible for Caterpillar’s global information technology (IT) systems, cybersecurity and IT transformation.
Prior to being named vice president of GIS, Lagacy was named vice president with responsibility for the Finance Services Division by the Caterpillar Board of Directors. Lagacy was also the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Caterpillar Global Mining. She provided financial and strategic leadership during the integration of Bucyrus International, the largest acquisition in company history.
Lagacy joined Caterpillar in 1988 as a pricing analyst. She has held a number of pricing positions with increasing responsibilities. In addition, Lagacy held the leadership positions of product manager, commercial manager and human resources manager. In January 2013, Lagacy was named vice president of the Finance Services Division. In January 2015, Lagacy assumed her current position.
Lagacy earned dual bachelor's degrees in economics and management from Illinois State University and has a master's degree in business administration from Bradley University. She is also a Certified Management Accountant and holds a CERT Cybersecurity Oversight certificate from Carnegie Mellon University.