Caterpillar’s board of directors has appointed Ogi Redzic vice president in charge of the company’s Digital Enabled Solutions Division effective July 30. Redzic will report to group president of customer and dealer supper Bob De Lange. DESD is comprised of the company’s data analytics group, the enterprise data hub, equipment management tools, Cat Connect technologies and customer experience portals.
Caterpillar vice president Julie Lagacy has led DESD on an interim basis, and will continue in her role as vice president of global information services.
Redzic brings more than 20 years of global experience in delivering digital solutions like connected vehicles, digital services and autonomous technologies, mostly recently in the automotive industry. He previously served as senior vice president of connected vehicles and mobility services at Renault Nissan Alliance based in Paris.
“Ogi’s global experience, customer focus, deep expertise and leadership skills make him ideally suited to lead our digital solutions group as we continue to expand what we offer customers beyond our traditional products, parts and services,” said De Lange.
Redzic also held leadership positions at Mitsubishi, Nokia HERE, Navteq, PCTEL Inc., cyberPIXIE and Motorola. He will be based in Caterpillar’s Chicago office.