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Rose Joins Global Diving & Salvage

and service lines, including marine construction, commercial diving, environmental services and marine casualty response. He will oversee sales and business development, marketing, client engagement and corporate strategy for revenue generation.   Rose spent many years with NC Machinery for Caterpillar, most recently as Washington Equipment Sales and Rental Manager. During his tenure, he was responsible for the overall P&L of the sales and rental departments in Washington state, managing inventory levels between $30 million to $50 million per year. He created and implemented dealer efficiency

Chris Curfman, vice president of Caterpillar's Mining Sales & Support Division

Caterpillar's Curfman Retires

Following a distinguished career in which he built and strengthened Caterpillar’s Global Mining business, Caterpillar announced the retirement of Chris Curfman, vice president with responsibility for the Mining Sales & Support Division. Curfman’s retirement will be effective December 31, 2015. “Chris leaves a lasting, customer-focused legacy at Caterpillar that is unrivaled and likely to be unmatched,” said Ed Rapp, Caterpillar group president with responsibility for Resource Industries. “Chris built incredibly close customer relationships and has been critical to

Caterpillar Plans Training Center for Dubai

Caterpillar announced that it will build a Regional Training Center for the African and Middle East Region (AME) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Center will offer hands-on machines and power systems technical and sales training to Caterpillar's dealers and customers in the AME region.    At an investment of more than $7 million, the approximately 1,700 m2 center will employ about 40 people, mostly high-level technical staff who will primarily be recruited from the region. The more than 7,000 technicians at AME Cat dealers have some of the most direct connections with Caterpillar

New Vice Presidents at Caterpillar

  Following the previous announcement regarding two group presidents’ retirements and new responsibilities for another group president, Caterpillar Inc. today announced related changes at the vice president level, including the retirement of Vice President Steve Gosselin. Steve Gosselin Retirement After more than 35 years of outstanding service with the company, Steve Gosselin, 56, vice president with responsibility for the Customer Services Support Division, has elected to retire. Gosselin’s retirement will be effective February 1, 2015. “Much of Steve’s career

Vice Presidents Rejig at Caterpillar Inc

Following the previous announcement regarding two group presidents’ retirements and new responsibilities for another group president, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced related changes at the vice president level, including the retirement of Vice President Steve Gosselin. Steve Gosselin Retirement After more than 35 years of outstanding service with the company, Steve Gosselin, 56, vice president with responsibility for the Customer Services Support Division, has elected to retire. Gosselin’s retirement will be effective February 1, 2015. “Much of Steve’s

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Caterpillar Rejigs Top Deck

  Caterpillar Inc. today announced the following officer changes effective January 1, 2015:  * Julie Lagacy will become the company’s Chief Information Officer and vice president with responsibility for the Global Information Services Division;  * Mike DeWalt will become vice president with responsibility for the Finance Services Division; and  * Doug Hoerr has been appointed as vice president with responsibility for the Strategic Services Division. Julie Lagacy Caterpillar’s Board of Directors has appointed Julie Lagacy, a 26-year veteran of the company and

Caterpillar CEO to Retire, Successor a Company Veteran

Caterpillar Inc insider Jim Umpleby will become chief executive of the heavy equipment maker on Jan. 1, faced with the challenge of reversing a multiyear sales decline triggered by the global commodities slump.   He replaces Doug Oberhelman, who will retire as CEO on Dec. 31 but stay on as executive board chairman until March 31, the company said on Monday.   Caterpillar shares were down about 0.58 percent to $87.20.   Under Oberhelman the company recorded record high revenue in 2012, two years after he became CEO. However, a decline in metals and oil prices hit the company hard

Caterpillar's Vice President, Randy Krotowski, Quits

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced that Randy Krotowski, vice president with responsibility for the Global Information Services (GIS) Division and the company’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), has elected to resign from the company to pursue other opportunities. Krotowski’s departure will be effective today. “Randy has more than 25 years of experience in the information technology field, and we wish him well as he pursues future endeavors,” said Brad Halverson, Caterpillar group president with responsibility for the Corporate Services Division. Caterpillar will

Caterpillar May Cut up to 10,000 Jobs

Caterpillar Inc said it could cut up to 10,000 jobs through 2018 as part of its restructuring and cost reduction plans to save up to $1.5 billion annually. The company said on Thursday that it would cut 4,000-5,000 jobs by the end of 2016, most of them in 2015. Caterpillar had 114,233 employees as of Dec. 31, according to Thomson Reuters data. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru)

Brad Halverson (Photo: Caterpillar)

Caterpillar CFO to Retire in 2018

 Caterpillar Inc. will begin its global, external search for a new chief financial officer after it announced that group president and CFO Brad Halverson has elected to retire in early 2018, concluding a career spanning more than three decades with the company.   Halverson will continue working into early 2018 and will help ensure a smooth transition for the new CFO.   Prior to becoming CFO, Halverson served two years as vice president of the Finance Services Division, and before that position, he was the corporate controller.     Halverson joined Caterpillar in 1988 as

Zhengyu Li (Frank)

Li to Head MacGregor's China business

most important market in the marine industry. He will be a member of the MacGregor Group Executive Team and based in Shanghai. Mr Li has over 25 years of international business experience, during which he has held various leadership positions in successful global companies like General Electric and Caterpillar in the Asia Pacific region. He joins MacGregor from Caterpillar, where his last role has been Innovation Director. "We are very happy to welcome Mr Li to MacGregor. I am convinced that his long and valuable industry experience will contribute to our success in China," says Michel

Zhengyu Li (Photo: MacGregor)

MacGregor Appoints Li as VP

in the marine industry. He will be a member of the MacGregor Group Executive Team and based in Shanghai. Li brings to the role more than 25 years of international business experience, during which he has held various leadership positions in successful global companies like General Electric and Caterpillar in the Asia Pacific region. He joins MacGregor from Caterpillar, where his last role has been Innovation Director.  

Andrew Goldspink (Photo: Perkins)

New GM at Perkins Marine Facility in Wimborne

December 31, will be succeeded by Andrew Goldspink, who has accepted the position of General Manager with the Perkins marine facility in Wimborne.  Goldspink’s new role takes effect December 1, as he joins the company from his current role as Product and Supply Stream Manager for the Caterpillar Advanced Components and Systems Division. Before that he led the Wolverhampton Transmission facility through a successful lean business transformation and business restructuring. Andrew's previous experience also includes international roles in the Global Supply Network Division (Perkins, Caterpillar

The vessel’s nameplate, displayed prominently alongside the cabin, is milled from an I-beam lifted from the rubble of the World Trade Center. (Photo: Greg Trauthwein)

FDNY Honors 9/11 Hero Feehan at Boat Christening

have known the location of every fire hydrant in New York.   MetalCraft Marine built the impressive new boat, which is a slightly scaled-down version of MetalCraft’s staple FireStorm 70 and measures 66 x 18 ft. and is capable of a maxium speed of 41 knots, powered by three C-18 1,150 hp Caterpillars driving three HJ 403 Hamilton jets. MetalCraft for the build of the new vessel.   Length 66 ft. Width 18 ft. Depth 3 ft. Hull Aluminum Monohull    Maximum speed 41 kts Cruising speed 32 kts Main engines (3) C-18 Caterpillar at 1,150 hp each Water jets (3) HJ 403 Hamilton

Robert Smith (Photo: UniCarriers)

Robert Smith Joins UniCarriers Sales Team

of forklift and aftermarket regional sales experience to his new position. Prior to joining UCA, Smith worked as a marketing supervisor and dealer development manager for CLARK Material Handling Company and a marketing and sales associate, regional manager and sales planning manager for Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America.   Smith has a bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing from the University of Kentucky He lives in Lexington, Ky., with his wife and two children. 

Alex Harsema-Mensonides

Harsema-Mensonides Joins Braemar Engineering

of experience. He has held key roles across Europe, including technical and commercial positions in the marine industry across the Netherlands, Sweden and Germany, and also founded his own consultancy operating at the vanguard of the LNG sector around the world, advising GE Energy, ABB Marine and Caterpillar, amongst others. A well-known figure in the industry, his expertise encompasses all aspects of LNG, including LNG as marine fuel, small scale LNG, LNG shipping and floating LNG. “We are delighted to welcome Alex to the management team where his expertise, drive and enthusiasm will

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