Cat Names Progress Prez a VP

Posted on October 17, 2006

William P. Ainsworth, president and CEO of Progress Rail Services, has been named a vice president of Caterpillar Inc., effective December 1, 2006. He will continue in his current leadership role at Progress Rail Services, which was acquired by Caterpillar in June.

Progress Rail Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, and is a provider of locomotive, railcar and track services and remanufactured products. Ainsworth has led the company since its inception in 1993.