Cummins Expands Role of VP Casto, Makes Promotions

Updated: Jul 24, 2017 12:12 PM

Cummins Inc. has announced Vice President Carole Casto will lead Marketing Communications, in addition to her corporate communications responsibilities. She has been with Cummins for 14 years, serving in a variety of roles. Currently, Casto leads corporate communications where she oversees our global communication strategy, executive speech writing, crisis communications, digital, visual and internal communications and external communications.

By adding marketing communications to her portfolio, she will oversee teams who are responsible for helping the business segments achieve their financial and sales goals by developing and executing integrated marketing plans, implementing product launches, developing marketing materials, serving as resources for the sales and account teams and representing Cummins at global trade shows and industry events.

Prior to her communications leadership role, Casto was a key member of Cummins’ Corporate Responsibility team, leading the company's community engagement efforts globally. Prior to that, Casto who is Six Sigma Black Belt, led Corporate Quality for three years. Casto currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce and as a board member of the Indiana Economic Club.

Also, Mahesh Narang has been promoted to vice president of Cummins Emission Solutions. During his 15 years with Cummins, He has held a number of critical roles, including chief operating officer for the Cummins India ABO and leader of the Industrial Engine Business in India. Narang holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Mumbai University, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a master's in engineering management from Northwestern University.

Shon Wright has also been promoted to executive director and general manager of Cummins Turbo Technologies. During his 14 years with Cummins, he has worked in a variety of Strategy, Purchasing, Operations, and Sales and Marketing management roles in Cummins Turbo Technologies, Cummins Filtration and Power Generation (now Power Systems). Wright most recently served as general manager for the Americas line of business in CTT. Wright has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of South Carolina and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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