Caterpillar’s board of directors appointed Mike DeWalt, currently Caterpillar's director of investor relations, as corporate controller and director of investor relations. In this role, DeWalt will have responsibility for accounting, enterprise cost & business analysis and investor relations.
“During his 32-year career at Caterpillar Mike has built deep expertise within our accounting and financial operations, and as the director of investor relations, has developed a broad understanding of the company,” said Brad Halverson, Caterpillar vice president with responsibility for the Finance Services Division. “Together, this experience makes him an ideal fit for this new role.”
Janie Copeland, currently Caterpillar's corporate controller and chief accounting officer, will continue as Caterpillar's chief accounting officer.
Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.