Cummins Engine Business restructures

Dave Crompton has assumed leadership of the newly formed Heavy Duty, MidRange and Light Duty (HMLD) Engine Business at Cummins ( Crompton most recently served as vice president and general manager for the global MidRange Engine Business, leading it through a period of high investment in new products, as well as capacity expansion.

Crompton has spent nearly all of his 25-year Cummins career in the Engine Business, with leadership roles in sales and marketing, planning, and supply chain management, as well as serving as general manager for core market segments such as Cummins Chrysler business.          

The HMLD Engine Business is one global operating entity with products ranging from 2.8-liter to 15-liter to serve customers in eight major markets: truck, bus, light commercial vehicle, pickup truck/SUV, construction, agriculture, compact construction and marine. It represents a significant portion of Cummins overall revenue and over 70 percent of Engine Business Unit sales. 

Cummins also has announced the appointment of Jeff Jones to lead the newly formed North America Engine Business. As vice president of its North America Engine Business, Jones will lead Cummins OEM engine sales, field sales and support, and market communications organizations, and brings considerable experience to his new role, having spent his 36-year Cummins career in a variety of sales, service and marketing leadership positions.

Crompton and Jones will report to Rich Freeland, president, Engine Business, and vice president, Cummins.

"The North American Engine Business plays a key role in building long-term customer relationships and providing best-in-class support for those customers," said Freeland. "Jeff Jones brings a deep knowledge of the many markets Cummins serves and a wealth of experience with customers that will allow Cummins to continue to increase customer satisfaction and loyalty."

These changes will better align efforts across the on- and off-highway markets that Cummins serves, he said.