A leadership change has been announced at Cummins. The company announced Thursday that Chief Financial Officer Pat Ward is retiring after 31 years. Mark Smith is succeeding him. Both moves will be effective March 31st.
Pat has had an extraordinary career at Cummins, said Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger. He has worked in nearly every part of our company during his 31-year tenure. He has helped many business leaders, including me, figure out where the business needs improvement and what to focus on first. Pat has also coached and developed many of our financial leaders in the company, inspiring them to be the best that they can be.