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Umpleby Named Caterpillar Chairman of the Board

December 14, 2018
Jim Umpleby, Caterpillar CEO, has been elected to the additional position of Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.
Jim Umpleby, Caterpillar CEO, has been elected to the additional position of Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.

Caterpillar’s Board of Directors elected Jim Umpleby, the company’s CEO, to the additional position of Chairman of the Board effective immediately. Umpelby has been a member of the Board and CEO since January of 2017. The two positions had been held by Doug Oberhelman, but the company split the responsibilities when he retired.

David Calhoun, who had been named chairman in 2017, will remain on the Board as Presiding Director.

Source: Caterpillar

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