Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman was named to the official list for 100 CEO Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) published by STEMconnector.
The publication profiles 100 corporate CEOs and shares their thoughts on technology; innovation; skills to careers; public-private partnerships; women, girls and diversity; global competitiveness; scalability and best practice.
STEMconnector CEO Edie Fraser suggests that the 100 CEO Leaders in STEM represent the best thinking at the highest level and stated, "It is all about CEO commitment. We are collectively humbled by the caliber of the entries and salute and congratulate all of those included."
Caterpillar was recognized for its support of STEM education initiatives. The company partners with several programs that encourage today's youth to become future STEM innovators, including FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Robotics and NASA Lunabotics, among others. The Caterpillar Foundation also supports STEM education through its investments.
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Oberhelman is also featured on the cover of the latest edition of LEADERS magazine. In the article, he discusses the enterprise strategy, global economic conditions and the importance of focusing on people and customers first in an organization.
LEADERS is the only worldwide magazine that deals with the broad range of leadership thoughts and visions of the world's most influential people. It is a quarterly forum for those select individuals who, by their position of leadership, exercise inherent influence and commanding authority over the allocation of the world's human and material resources.