Cummins announces new VP

Cummins announced Monday that Peter Anderson has joined the company as Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing. Cummins officlas say that Anderson fills the vacancy created when Cummins executive Lisa Yoder passed away earlier this year after a long illness.

“Cummins Supply Chain excellence is critical to our future success as we continue to improve our customers’ experience, manufacture quality products, and deliver the right capabilities,” said Rich Freeland, Cummins President and Chief Operating Officer. “Peter’s broad experience in logistics, distribution, manufacturing operations and IT will be invaluable as he continues to drive the supply chain transformation in our business. We made great progress in recent years, and I am confident that Peter will lead our talented team in this important work.”

Company officials say that Anderson will join the Cummins Leadership Team and the Cummins Operating Team. He is set to lead the supply chain organization which includes Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, Analytics, Central Supply Chain Operations, Remanufacturing and Envision Cummins, a function that aligns business processes and capabilities.