Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cummins Inc.
Tom Linebarger became Chairman and CEO of Cummins Inc., the largest independent maker of diesel engines and related products in the world, in 2012. He served as President and COO from 2008 to 2011, Executive Vice President and President, Power Generation Business from 2003 to 2008, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2003, and Vice President, Supply Chain Management from 1998 to 2000. Prior to joining Cummins, Linebarger was an investment analyst and investment manager at Prudential Investment Corporation, where he lived in both Singapore and Hong Kong. While at Stanford University, he worked at Cummins as an intern and spent his summer working on the manufacturing line at the Cummins Midrange Engine plant in Walesboro, Indiana. He liked the values, the people, and the business challenges he found at Cummins and decided to join full time in February 1993.
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