New CTO Announced at Cummins

New CTO Announced at Cummins

Cummins Inc. announced that Jonathan Wood, Vice President of New Power Engineering, has been promoted to Chief Technical Officer (CTO). He will succeed Jim Fier, who is retiring after an impactful 36 years with Cummins.

Jonathan Wood. Cummins. Wood, who is based in the United Kingdom, joined Cummins in 1994 as part of the Cummins Turbo Technologies (CTT) Aftermarket and Service team. His more recent roles include, Executive Director, Engineering -Turbo Technologies at CTT, Executive Director, Engineering – Emission Solutions, and Vice President – Components Engineering. Wood is a skilled and collaborative leader and strategic thinker and these attributes led to Cummins’ successful Components business effort to meet Global VI emissions regulations.

During his time with CTT, Wood was based in Wuxi, China, while leading the Asia Engineering Organization, and also served as the Europe ABO Technical Leader from 2017- 2022. His global perspective, collaborative approach, keen technical skills, and customer experience are a tremendous asset to Cummins. Throughout his career, Wood has developed global engineering teams and championed diversity and inclusion across the technical organization.

Wood has master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Sheffield, is a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. Wood will continue to be based in the U.K. and travel globally to connect with key stakeholders.

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