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After serving on the board and as CEO since the beginning of 2017 Jim Umpleby is elected chairman of the board Photo by Caterpillar
After serving on the board and as CEO since the beginning of 2017, Jim Umpleby is elected chairman of the board.

Caterpillar Elects CEO Umpleby Chairman of the Board

The board of directors of Caterpillar Inc. elected Jim Umpleby, the company’s CEO, to the additional position of chairman of the board. Umpleby has been a member of the board and CEO since Jan. 1, 2017.

Dave Calhoun, who has served as non-executive chairman since April 1, 2017, will remain on the board as presiding director.

Caterpillar is based in Peoria, Ill.

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