COLUMBUS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2013--
Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has named Dr. Lixin Peng Vice President –
Engineering, China Area Business Organization (ABO), effective April 1.
As Vice President – Engineering, China ABO, Dr. Peng will remain
responsible for strategic planning and development of Fit-For-Market
(FFM) products, engineering support for our customers and joint venture
(JV) partners, functional excellence for Product Environmental
Management (PEM), Engineering quality and Value Package Introduction
(VPI). In addition, Dr. Peng will be responsible for strategic alignment
of the engineering function within and between the Engine Business Unit
(EBU), Power Generation Business Unit (PGBU), Distribution Business Unit
(DBU) and Components Business Unit in China and globally.
“Lixin has demonstrated great leadership in developing the right
products for the China market over the past two years, driving the
growth of the China engineering team and collaborating effectively with
China business teams, JV partners and corporate organizations,” said
Steven Chapman, Group Vice President – China and Russia and Vice
President, Cummins Inc. “Lixin’s in-depth engineering expertise, solid
understanding of customers’ requirements, and knowledge of the markets
will continue to add great value for Cummins.”
Dr. Peng joined Cummins in July 2007, first as the Heavy Duty
engineering leader in Columbus, Ind., and then as the China EBU
Engineering leader before taking the role of Executive Director –
Engineering, China ABO in 2011. Prior to joining Cummins, Dr. Peng was
Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Shanghai Diesel Co., Vice
President of Engineering of Advance Propulsion Technology Inc., Computer
Aided Engineering (CAE)/design leader at FEV Engine Technology and
Supervisor for Chrysler Canada.
Dr. Peng holds his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Hunan University
in China and a Ph.D. from McMaster University in Canada. During his
career, Dr. Peng has won various international and national awards and
owns a number of U.S. patents. Many of his studies have been published
in professional journals.
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
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Source: Cummins Inc.
Jon Mills, Director - External Communications,