Cummins announces 4 appointments

Cummins, Inc. has announced four officer appointments.

Amy Davis has been named vice president _ Cummins Filtration. Davis led Cummins Filtration to its second consecutive year of record profitability in 2017. She also led an initiative in filtration focused on creating the right environment for employee engagement, empowerment, development and recognition. Prior to working in the filtration business, she served as president of Cummins Northeast, where her team grew revenues by 44 percent and profits by 188 percent in four years. She graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and completed the Executive Program in Marketing Strategy at The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. She is a Six Sigma Green Belt and is participating in Cummins Executive Leadership Development Programs. Davis divides her time between Nashville, Tennessee and Boston.

Brett Merritt has been named vice president _ On-Highway Engine Business. Since 2012, Merritt has worked to grow Cummins’ On-Highway Engine Business, from selling more than 800,000 engines in 2012 to nearly 1.1 million in 2017. The On-Highway Business spans more than 50 countries, five plants and six joint ventures and is the largest single line of business revenue for Cummins. Merritt joined Cummins in 2009 as the On-Highway Sales Director for Cummins Emissions Solutions and later as the general manager of CES North America. He joined the Engine business segment in the Global Medium Duty On-Highway business in 2012 and later transitioned to overseeing the entire On-Highway business. He graduated from Indiana University and has a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. He also serves as Cummins’ United Way leader and champion in southern Indiana. He is an advocate for diversity and inclusion and sponsors the Japanese Affinity Group at Cummins. He resides in Columbus.

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Lorrie Meyer has been named vice president — Talent and Organizational Development. She has led the integration of Cummins talent management approach to bring great talent into the company and will increase focus on implementing the workforce strategy to encourage all employees to reach their full potential. She graduated with a computer science degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and resides in Columbus.

Alexei Ustinov has been named vice president — Russia & CIS Area Business Organization and China & India Distribution. Ustinov led Cummins’ Russia & CIS ABO to a second consecutive year of record profitability in 2017. Prior to his current role, he served as managing director for Europe, Middle East and Russia, where he restructured operations leading to a significant increase in the region’s earnings before interest and taxes percentage. Ustinov earned a mechanical engineering degree specializing in diesel engineers from the Moscow Institute of Transport Engineers (Russia) and earned an MBA in financial Risk Management from Heriott Watt University in the United Kingdom. He resides in Brussels, Belgium.

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