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Schacht New GM For Cummins Commercial Marine

Posted on February 20, 2014

Cummins Inc. has named Jim Schacht general manager for its Commercial Marine Business, responsible for all commercial marine business activities for the Engine Business Unit (EBU) globally, including business development and support. He succeeds Jenny Bush who will serve as the President for Cummins Mid-South, the exclusive distributor of Cummins products in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, and portions of Florida, Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee.

Schacht will be positioned at the company’s Columbus, Ind., headquarters and will report directly to Ed Pence, vice president of the High Horsepower Engine Business.

Schacht joined Cummins in 2010 as the executive director of Cummins Business Services, responsible for Cummins' corporate shared services organization that provides accounting, customer care, HR and IT services to Cummins operating entities worldwide. Prior to Cummins, Schacht held numerous executive-level leadership roles in the communications, information technology and hospitality industries.