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Cummins Announces Executive Appointments

Posted on May 8, 2014

Jeff Jones (left) is retiring as vice president - North American Engine Business and Marketing Communications at Cummins. He will be succeeded by Amy Boerger (center) and Lori Thompson (right)  has been named vice president of Engine Business Marketing.

Cummins Inc. announced that Jeff Jones, vice president - North American Engine Business and Marketing Communications, will retire from the company on June 30. He will be succeeded by Amy Boerger, who will be responsible for national accounts, field sales and support and the North American on- and off-highway OEM business.

"While we are excited for Jeff as he heads toward a well-deserved retirement, the company will miss his leadership," said Rich Freeland, president - Engine Business, and vice president - Cummins Inc. "Jeff has had a tremendous impact throughout his career on countless Cummins customers, employees and the North American truck industry as a whole."

Jones joined Cummins in 1977 as a regional service manager, after beginning his career as an application engineer at General Motors. He has worked in a series of customer-facing roles, including service, field sales and support, OEM account management, market communications and national accounts.

Boerger joined Cummins in 1984 and during her 30-year career, has held roles in automotive marketing, field sales and service, OEM account management and Cummins Emission Solutions aftermarket business. Boerger most recently served as general manager - Field Sales and Support.

Cummins also announced that Lori Thompson will assume a new position as vice president - Engine Business Marketing, and will have responsibility for global marketing, marketing communications and emerging-growth opportunities. Her most recent position was vice president - Truck and Bus Engine Business.

Thompson joined Cummins in 1979 as a planning specialist, and has held roles in marketing, logistics, plant management, quality, parts and Cummins ReCon business.