Pam Heminger is vice president of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Strategic Procurement & Planning Division. In this position, she is responsible for ensuring consistent, enterprise-wide procurement governance and standards; managing category and supplier strategies and a central information system; and overseeing key strategic supplier and category councils and the advancement of procurement talent, capabilities and technology.
Prior to joining Caterpillar in 2020, Pam held a series of roles with increasing responsibilities in procurement and business operations at Honda of America including vice president of Honda North America Purchasing. Before joining Honda of America, she held various supply chain and materials management roles with Lennox International.
In 2015, Automotive News selected Pam as one of “100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry,” a recognition awarded every 5 years.
Pam graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Procurement & Materials Management and Production & Operations Management. She received her MBA from Capital University in 1994. She serves on the Bowling Green State University College of Business Leadership Council and is a board member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council and Center for Procurement and Supply Management Leadership.