Cummins President Freeland retiring after 40 years

Cummins President and COO Rich Freeland. Photo courtesy of BusinessWire

Cummins is reporting this morning that company president and chief operating officer Rich Freeland is retiring after 40 years with the company.

Freeland started with Cummins in 1979 as a second shift foreman in the Columbus parts distribution center. Over his career he led three of the company’s five business segments. He has been chief operating officer since 2014.

He will also be resigning from the company’s board of directors effective on Oct. 15th.

The company also announced that distribution president Tony Satterthwaite will take over as president and chief operating officer.

For more on Cummins’ announcement, you can read the entire press release here.