Cummins Appoints Sonntag VP - Power Generation

January 26, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Cummins Inc. (Columbus, IN) announced the appointment of Robert Sonntag as Vice President - Worldwide Power Generation Operations. Sonntag will assume responsibility for strategy, capital planning and functional excellence for manufacturing operations within the Power Generation Business Unit. Sonntag is currently Executive Director - New Product Introduction and Heavy Duty Consolidation in the company's Engine Business Unit. He will transition to his new role in the Power Generation Business Unit during the first quarter 2003.

"I am very excited that Bob will be responsible for the worldwide manufacturing operations in our Power Generation unit," said Tim Solso, Cummins chairman and CEO. "Bob has a track record of delivering results and will undoubtedly help us achieve our business objectives. I am confident in Bob's ability to help Power Generation continue to deliver quality products to our customers, while enhancing our capabilities and aggressively driving manufacturing costs down."