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Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has named Mark Smith vice president of investor relations. He has been with the company since 1995 and most recently served as executive director of investor relations. Cummins Names Mark A. Smith Vice President, Investor Relations
April 15, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ind. - Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) promoted Mark A. Smith to Vice President, Investor Relations. As Vice President, Smith will also be an officer of the Company.
Smith will continue leading Investor Relations and the Business, Planning and Analysis function for Cummins. In addition to these existing responsibilities, Smith will now also assume responsibility for Capital Management across the Company.
"Mark is a first-class business partner who is trusted and respected by individuals in many different businesses inside and outside of Cummins," said Pat Ward, Chief Financial Officer. "He is a talented leader, with outstanding business acumen and I am delighted to recognize his hard work and countless contributions to Cummins with this promotion."
Since joining Cummins in 1995, Smith has served in multiple roles, including audit, finance and strategy. Most recently, Smith served as Executive Director of Investor Relations. Prior to this position, Smith served in various roles within the Components, Filtration, Engine, and Power Generation businesses. Before joining Cummins, Mark spent six years as a public accountant with Ernst & Young in the U.K.
Smith was born and raised in England and he earned a bachelor's in economics from the University of Kent. He also has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. In addition, Smith is a fully qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Smith works in the Cummins Corporate Office Building in Columbus, Ind. and he and his family reside in Carmel, Ind.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 48,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,500 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.48 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2013. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at @Cummins and on YouTube at CumminsInc.
Source: Cummins Inc.