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|Jennifer Rumsey Named VP – Engineering of the Engine Business|
COLUMBUS, Ind. – Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) announced that Jennifer Rumsey has been named Vice President of Engineering for the Engine Business. Rumsey will succeed Steve Charlton who in May announced he will be retiring from Cummins, effective July 1.
In this role, Rumsey, who joined Cummins in 2000, will focus on new opportunities for growth including the launch of new platforms, continued development of existing platforms and improving product quality.
“Jen brings tremendous expertise and has successfully worked across business units and regional boundaries and she will no doubt continue to be successful in this role,” said Rich Freeland, President of the Engine Business, and Vice President, Cummins Inc. “Jen’s ability to deliver innovative products, fit for different global markets that our customers depend on will be critical to the continued success of the Engine Business and Cummins as a whole.”
Rumsey has most recently served as Vice President of Engineering for the Heavy, Medium and Light Duty Engine Business. Prior to the creation of the combined Heavy, Medium and Light Duty Engine Business, Rumsey led Heavy Duty Engineering and played key roles on a number of significant projects and initiatives within the Engine Business.
Rumsey has also served in other roles for Cummins including Quality Leader for Cummins Turbo Technologies and in R&T Advanced Engineering, where she led the development of Tier 4 technologies and exhaust aftertreatment controls. Prior to Cummins, Rumsey worked at a fuel cell start-up company in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Rumsey received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with highest honors from Purdue University in 1996 and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1998.
Rumsey has received a number of awards including the Society of Automotive Engineers International Association of Equipment Manufacturers Outstanding Young Engineer Award, and 40 under 40 up-and-coming Purdue alumni by the Purdue Alumnus.
Rumsey is married and has two daughters and resides with her family in Columbus, Indiana.
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 48,000 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 $1.48 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2013. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com or www.cumminsengines.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at @Cummins and on YouTube at Cummins Inc.