Caterpillar announces executive changes effective June 1st
Following the announcement that Group President Rob Charter has elected to retire, Caterpillar announced changes in responsibilities for two group presidents and the appointment of a new group president. All changes are effective June 1, 2018. Caterpillar Group President Bob De Lange, current Construction Industries group president, will oversee Customer & Dealer Support, replacing Charter. Caterpillar Group President Tom Pellette, current Energy & Transportation group president, will now lead Construction Industries, replacing De Lange. Caterpillar's board of directors has appointed Ramin Younessi a Caterpillar group president. Younessi will lead Caterpillar's Energy & Transportation group, replacing Pellette. Younessi is currently vice president of Caterpillar's Industrial Power Systems Division.