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Cummins Names Six New Vice Presidents

Sept. 25, 2020
Engine and generator maker Cummins Inc. has promoted six people to vice presidents, effective Oct. 1.

Engine and generator maker Cummins Inc. has promoted six people to vice presidents, effective Oct. 1.

“Each of these talented leaders is a champion of our company values and has demonstrated their ability to deliver results for our customers and improve the lives of those around them,” said Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO, Cummins Inc. “These are all critical roles, and I am confident that each of these individuals will have a significant and positive impact on Cummins’ long-term success.”

John Gaidoo was named vice president, deputy general counsel, employment and labor relations. Gaidoo joined Cummins in 2011 and has held several roles in addition to his role as an employment lawyer. He has served as the global lead lawyer for the company’s Crisis Action Management program, assistant corporate secretary and executive director of human resources for the CES business.

Judy Brunson (pictured), who joined Cummins earlier this year, is the new vice president, quality. She previously spent 20 years in the Daimler and Daimler/Chrysler family of companies, where she worked in research and development, engineering, manufacturing, product marketing and planning, product litigation, quality and customer experience and operations.

Bonnie Fetch, new vice president, DBU supply chain services, joined Cummins in 2018, coming from Caterpillar, where she worked for 20 years in logistics, manufacturing, product design, human resources organizational development and business leadership. With the promotion, she will be responsible for driving improvement in Cummins’ supply chain integration efforts.

Cathy Van Way was promoted to vice president, government relations. During her nearly 20-year career with Cummins, its government relations function has matured from a U.S.-focused team to a global team. She spent two years in Cummins’ Beijing office, establishing a government relations presence for the company in China.

John Brockhaus has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of human resources roles at Cummins, leading to his appointment as vice president, human resources technology and strategy.

And Angel Franklin was promoted to vice president, compensation and benefits, which will cover health and wellness, retirement, mobility and broad-based compensation.