COLUMBUS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2013--
Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) named Gino Butera Vice President,
Managing Director and Africa ABO Leader. Butera is taking over for Ron
Somerville who announced his retirement late last week. The transition
will begin in April, with Butera assuming full responsibility by June.
“Our Africa strategy requires us to identify and select our best to
lead, grow our business, and set up world class customer sales, service
and support throughout the Continent,” said Pamela Carter, Vice
President and President, Distribution Business, Cummins Inc. “Gino is
one of our best, most experienced and most respected leaders in Cummins.
We are confident that he will continue the strong momentum our recent
leaders and team have begun.”
Butera served as the Executive Managing Director of the Asia Pacific
distribution business since 2008. This region includes a number of
strategically important, high growth Distribution Business Unit
geographies including South Pacific (Australia / New Zealand), Northeast
Asia, Southeast Asia, China, and India. Under his leadership, the Asia
Pacific distribution business has achieved over 1 billion dollars in
Prior to his current role, Butera has held a number of leadership and
line roles, including the managing director of the South Pacific
Distribution business, the CFO and Director of Corporate Services for
the South Pacific ABO, and a number of finance roles in Australia and
Columbus, Indiana. Gino holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from
Monash University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
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 46,000 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 $1.65 billion
on sales of $17.3 billion in 2012. Press releases can be found on the
Web at cummins.com or cumminsengines.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cumminsengines
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Source: Cummins Inc.
Jon Mills, 317-658-4540
Director - External