Cummins Inc. announced that Jeff Jones, vice president of the company's North American engine business and marketing communications, at the end of June. He has been at Cummins for 37 years.
"While we are excited for Jeff as he heads toward a well-deserved retirement, the company will miss his leadership," said Rich Freeland, president of Cummins' engine business and vice president of corporate. "Jeff has had a tremendous impact throughout his career on countless Cummins customers, employees and the North American truck industry as a whole."
Jones joined Cummins in 1977 as a regional service manager, after beginning his career as an application engineer at General Motors. From early in his Cummins career, Jones worked in customer-facing roles, including service, field sales and support, OEM account management, market communications and national accounts.
"I am extremely grateful to have spent 37 years with this great company, and am honored to have helped Cummins achieve its leading position in North America," Jones said in a statement. "More than anything else, I will miss working with my industry colleagues and customers, as well as the many talented employees at Cummins."
Amy Boerger has been named as Jones successor for the engine business unit. She will be responsible for national accounts, field sales and support and the North American On- and Off-Highway OEM Business. Boerger has been at Cummins since 1984 and has held roles in automotive marketing, field sales and service, OEM account management and Cummins Emission Solutions aftermarket business. She most recently served as general manager of field sales and support.
Lori Thompson will assume a new position as vice president of engine business marketing and will oversee global marketing, marketing communications and emerging-growth opportunities. Her most recent position was vice president of thetruck and bus engine business.
"I have every confidence that Amy and Lori are ready to take on these new leadership roles. They both bring significant experience in sales and marketing at Cummins, and will ensure a seamless transition for our customers and other stakeholders," Jones said.