SOURCE: Cummins Power Generation

Cummins Power Generation

May 08, 2014 10:23 ET

Kimberly Watson to Lead Global Sales for Cummins Power Generation's Power Systems Business

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - May 08, 2014) - Cummins Power Generation Inc., one of the four primary business units of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), has announced that Kimberly Watson has joined the Power Systems Business Leadership Team as Global Sales Director.

In this new role, Watson will work in partnership with the Area Business Organizations, regional Power Generation business organizations, the Distribution Business Unit Marketing and Sales teams and Cummins distributors to achieve sales targets and build world-class sales functional excellence and effectiveness.

"I am pleased to have Kimberly in this new role," said Dennis Heathfield, Executive Director - Power Systems Business, Cummins Power Generation. "Kimberly will serve as our leader in the effort to develop and execute comprehensive sales strategies. Her extensive career in sales and marketing in both the industrial and building materials segments drove success through all market cycles, delivering growth and value to customers."

Prior to joining Cummins, Watson managed businesses in the building materials segment, managing both commercial and residential markets for Owens Corning and CertainTeed. She began her career in engineering sales for Saint-Gobain Abrasives, where she worked closely with end users to design processes and products in the automotive, robotics, metal finishing, medical, furniture and other sectors. Kimberly managed a worldwide business as product manager, responsible primarily for market penetration and developing emerging markets.

Watson is a graduate of the University of Texas. She will be based at Power Generation headquarters in Shoreview, Minnesota.

About Cummins Power Generation

Cummins Power Generation, a subsidiary of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), is a global leader dedicated to increasing the availability and reliability of electric power around the world. With more than 90 years of experience, its global network of distributors in more than 190 countries delivers innovative solutions for any power need -- commercial, industrial, recreational, emergency and residential.

Products include alternators, generator-drive engines and pre-integrated power systems, combining generator sets with power control and transfer technologies. Services range from system design, project management, operations and maintenance contracts to development of turnkey power plants.

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