Jim Umpleby, CEO and a member of the Caterpillar board of directors, has been elected to Chevron’s board of directors effective 1 March. He will serve on the Board Nominating and Governance Committee as well as the Management Compensation Committee. Umpleby joined Caterpillar subsidiary Solar Turbines in 1980, and held a variety of leadership positions at Caterpillar. He was named group president of Caterpillar’s Energy & Transportation in 2013 and became CEO in 2017. Umpleby holds a BS degree in mechanical engineering from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He serves on Rose-Hulman’s board of trustees, the board of directors of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, and is a member of the Latin America Conservation Council and the Business Roundtable.
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