Cummins CFO Pat Ward to retire, Mark Smith to succeed effective March 31
Cummins announced that CFO Pat Ward is retiring after 31 years and Mark Smith is succeeding him. Both moves are effective March 31. Mark Smith will succeed Ward as CFO. Smith brings more than two decades of financial expertise to the role, most recently serving as the Vice President of Financial Operations where he worked with finance controllers to ensure that the company met its operational and financial commitments. In addition, Smith led the Investor Relations, Business Planning and Analysis, and Capital Management functions at Cummins. Prior to Smith's 20 years with Cummins, he spent six years as a public accountant with Ernst & Young in the U.K.