Cummins Inc. has named Amy Adams vice president and general manager of Cummins Emission Solutions.
“Amy is a tremendous leader with the capabilities to continue to grow CES and contribute to Cummins’ global success,” said Anant Talaulicar, vice president, and president – components group and managing director – Cummins India Area Business Organization. “In her role as general manager of the On-Highway business in CES, Amy was responsible for a business that experienced tremendous growth as she successfully oversaw the transformation of an on-highway business predominantly in North America to one that grew in Europe, Brazil, Australia, Japan and Korea. She also has been instrumental in bringing growth through increasing market share and introducing new product that met quality and cost targets. We are thrilled to have her in this new role.”Most recently, Adams has served as the general manager of the Global On-Highway business for Cummins Emission Solutions since 2011. She joined Cummins in 1995 and has held various positions in business development, product management, market management and distribution management.
Prior to this role, Adams held several business development and distributor management roles. She served as leader of the Southeast Asia Area Business Organization (ABO) and the NE/SE Asia Regional Distribution Organization (RDO). Subsequently, she served as managing director of the Greater Europe/CIS RDO, which included direct management of company-owned distributors as well as a channel management role for all distributors. During that time, Distribution Business Unit (DBU) sales doubled, driven both by market growth and the continuation of the distributor consolidation strategy.
In December 2008, Adams’ role expanded to include Middle East and Africa distribution. In 2009, DBU added another entity, Cummins Ghana, and she participated in the Africa strategy development and helped in the transition to the new Africa organization.
Adams has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University and a master’s degree in management from the J.L. Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.
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