Steve Charlton to retire from Cummins Inc.


Steve Charlton to retire from Cummins Inc.

COLUMBUS, Indiana -- Cummins Inc. has announced that Steve Charlton, V.P. and CTO - Engine Business, plans to retire from Cummins effective July 1. The company also announced that Jennifer Rumsey has been named V.P., Engineering for the Engine Business, succeeding Charlton.

Charlton joined Cummins in 1993 as the Director of Advanced Engineering, working on the early plans for the V-8 light-duty diesel engine. He became Executive Director, Research in 1999, and was named Executive Director, Advanced Engineering in 2001.

In 2004, Charlton was appointed technical leader on the project to develop the Heavy Duty Engine products to meet the 2007 EPA emissions standards. He was named V.P. - Heavy Duty Engineering in 2008 and went on to become V.P. and CTO for the Engine Business in 2010, the role he holds today.

Prior to joining Cummins, Charlton worked as an engineer at the General Electric Co. in the UK and also taught engineering at Staffordshire University and the University of Bath. He earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Staffordshire University in the UK and a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Aston.

Jennifer Rumsey will succeed Charlton as V.P., Engineering - Engine Business. In her new role, Rumsey, who joined Cummins in 2000, will focus on new opportunities for growth, including the launch of new platforms, continued development of existing platforms and improving product quality.

Rumsey received a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering with highest honors from Purdue University in 1996 and a master of science in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1998.

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