CATERPILLAR INC. (NYSE:CAT) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 13, 2019, the Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (the “Company”) appointed G. Michael Marvel, age 57, as Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Marvel’s appointment is effective March 1, 2019 and follows the previously announced retirement of Jananne A. Copeland as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer.
Mr. Marvel has served as the Company’s Director of Financial Reporting since August 2018 and between August 2013 and July 2018 served as Chief Financial Officer of a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.
About CATERPILLAR INC. (NYSE:CAT)
Caterpillar Inc. is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The Company operates through its three product segments: Resource Industries, Construction Industries, and Energy & Transportation. It also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. Its Construction Industries segment provides machinery for infrastructure and building construction applications. Its Resource Industries segment offers machinery for mine and quarry applications. Its Energy & Transportation segment offers reciprocating engines, generator sets, gas turbines and turbine-related services, diesel-electric locomotives and other rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment conducts its business through Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation (Cat Financial). Cat Financial provides retail and wholesale financing alternatives for Caterpillar products.