Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has named two new vice presidents. Srikanth Padmanabhan will manage the heavy duty midrange light duty segment and Amy Adams has been appointed vice president and general manager of Cummins Emission Solutions. July 11, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ind. – Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) named Srikanth Padmanabhan Vice President — Heavy Duty MidRange Light Duty (HMLD), a segment of the Engine Business.
“Srikanth is an experienced global business leader with the proven capability to operate large complex businesses and drive transformative change and accelerate growth,” said Dave Crompton, President, Engine Business, Cummins Inc. “Over the years, he has led teams that delivered outstanding results and he will be a primary catalyst in helping this team become more successful. His demonstrated ability to work across business units and regional boundaries will serve the Engine business well as we deliver innovative solutions for our customers.”
Padmanabhan most recently served as President of Cummins Emission Solutions (CES) since 2008, the largest division of the Cummins Components, with $2 billion in annual revenue. CES was established in 2002 and has grown at an accelerated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) since inception.
The business is the commercial vehicle aftertreatment market leader. During Padmanabhan's leadership, the business successfully met Euro4, Euro5, Euro6, EPA 2007, EPA 2010, EPA 2013, Tier4 interim, and Tier4 final regulations with robust technologies, stabilized operations through innovative partnerships, and grew profitably. The business expanded from the initial base of on highway Europe and U.S markets to Japan, Brazil, Korea, Russia, China, and India as well as off highway markets. In addition, the business formed a joint venture in China to capture the rapid growth as well as entered the engineered components business of urea dosing systems including the successful integration of the Hilite acquisition.
Prior to this role, Padmanabhan was the Managing Director of Cummins Generator Technologies out of Stamford, England. Over the course of his twenty three year career with Cummins, Padmanabhan has held a wide variety of leadership positions within the Company, including Country Manager of Cummins Filtration Mexico, Plant Manager of the then Cummins Filtration's largest plant in Cookeville, Tennessee, and a number of manufacturing management roles within the Cummins Fuel Systems Business in Columbus Indiana.
Padmanabhan holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology in Trichy, India and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School. In 2014, Padmanabhan received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from his undergraduate institute.
Padmanabhan is originally from India and has lived in India, the United States, Mexico and England. He lives with his family in Columbus, Indiana.
July 11, 2014
Columbus, Ind. — Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) named Amy Adams Vice President and General Manager of Cummins Emission Solutions.
“Amy is a tremendous leader with the capabilities to continue to grow CES and contribute to Cummins' global success,” said Anant Talaulicar, Vice President Vice President & President – Components Group, Managing Director – Cummins India Area Business Organization. “In her role as General Manager of the On-Highway business in CES, Amy was responsible for a business that experienced tremendous growth as she successfully oversaw the transformation of an on-highway business predominantly in North America to one that grew in Europe, Brazil, Australia, Japan and Korea. She has also been instrumental in bringing growth through increasing market share and introducing new product that met quality and cost targets. We are thrilled to have her in this new role.”
Most recently Adams has served as the General Manager of the Global On-Highway business for Cummins Emission Solutions since 2011. She joined Cummins in 1995 and has held various positions in business development, product management, market management and distribution management.
Prior to this role, Adams held several business development and distributor management roles. She served as leader of the Southeast Asia Area Business Organization (ABO) and the NE/SE Asia Regional Distribution Organization (RDO). Subsequently, she served as Managing Director of the Greater Europe/CIS RDO, which included direct management of company-owned distributors as well as a channel management role for all distributors. During that time, Distribution Business Unit (DBU) sales doubled, driven both by market growth and the continuation of the distributor consolidation strategy.
In December 2008, Adams' role expanded to include Middle East and Africa distribution. In 2009, DBU added another entity, Cummins Ghana and she participated in the Africa strategy development and helped in the transition to the new Africa organization.
Adams has a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University and a master's degree in management from the J.L. Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. Amy and her husband, Greg, who also works for Cummins, have a 16-year-old daughter, Lexi.
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