Cat Engine VP To Retire

Posted on August 18, 2011

Caterpillar Inc. said that Gary Stroup, 62, has elected to retire following a career of more than 39 years with the company. Stroup has been a Caterpillar vice president since 1992, and currently has responsibility for the Large Power Systems Division. A replacement for Stroup will be named prior to the end of the year.

Stroup previously served as a Caterpillar vice president with responsibility for Solar Turbines Inc., vice president with responsibility for the Component Products Division and vice president with responsibility for the Mining & Construction Equipment Division and general manager of the Hauling Units and Motor Grader Business Unit. He joined Caterpillar in 1972 as a machine shop trainee and held a number of positions with increasing responsibility in manufacturing before being named manager of the transmission business unit in 1990.