Cummins Appoints Power Systems Head
Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has named Kelley Tate president of Cummins Power Systems. He has served as chief financial officer of the Pennsylvania-based unit since 2011 and will succeed Scott Patrohay. May 8, 2013
BRISTOL, Penn. – Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has named Kelley Tate President of Cummins Power Systems. Tate will succeed Scott Patrohay.
Headquartered in Bristol, Pennsylvania, Cummins Power Systems serves a broad region of the Eastern United States, including the Bermuda Islands, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, New Jersey, New York City Metro Area and Washington, DC.
“I am deeply honored and humbled by the opportunity to continue to lead Power Systems in this new role,” said Tate. “I am committed to making sure that the business continues to deliver great customer service and be a great place to work.”
Power Systems operates ten service branches, three marine locations and one central distribution warehouse to serve and support a diverse base of Cummins and Onan customers — playing an important role in growing our North American Distribution business and contributing to the success of our customers.
“I look forward to leveraging the expertise of our dedicated employee base to see Power Systems continue to grow and thrive in the years to come,” said Tate.
Since joining Cummins Power Systems in March of 2011, Tate has served as VP, Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure, he helped establish internal controls and process improvements that have allowed the business to remove risks and more efficiently serve its customers.
Prior to joining Cummins Power Systems, Tate worked for General Electric (GE) for ten years in a variety of roles gaining increased levels of responsibility as a result of his successful drive for improved levels of performance, including Controller, Acquisition and Pricing Leader and Finance Manager/CFO — Energy Services Business. Prior to joining GE, Tate spent time with JP Morgan Chase in New York and served as Vice President and CFO for Quorum Federal Credit Union.
Tate graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. of Accounting from The King's College, he is currently completing his Executive MBA at the University of Michigan. Tate brings over 20 years of Corporate and Business Operations Finance experience to the Company. Tate and family will continue to reside in Pennsylvania.
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 or www.cumminsengines.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at @Cummins and on YouTube at Cummins Inc.
Source: Cummins Inc.