Cummins Names Davis President Of New Power Segment
By Jack Burke16 June 2020
Cummins Inc. named Amy Davis as vice president and president – New Power Segment, effective July 1.
Davis will replace Thad Ewald, who in addition to his role as vice president, Strategy and Corporate Development, also established and incubated the New Power segment. Ewald will continue to lead strategy and corporate development for Cummins.
“New Power is important to our future as we establish ourselves as a global leader in electrified and hydrogen fuel cell powertrains, and I am confident Amy is the right person to lead this business segment,” said Tom Linebarger, Chairman and CEO, Cummins Inc. “Amy is an experienced leader with deep and broad experience at Cummins who has a strong track record of delivering results for our customers and our company. She is smart, strategic and understands the importance of engaging our customers and employees across our segments to drive growth and success. As I welcome Amy to this role, I also want to thank Thad for his initial leadership of this business and acknowledge his contributions.”
The New Power Segment, which includes Cummins’ electrified power and hydrogen portfolios, represents Cummins’ investment in future technologies to deliver value and prosperity for our customers and communities using materials and technologies that have less impact on the planet. New Power has quickly grown for Cummins, and in the past five years the company has developed and acquired significant capabilities in electrified powertrains, battery design and assembly, battery management, fuel cell and hydrogen generation.
Davis joined Cummins in 1994 and has held numerous roles. Since 2015, Davis has served as Vice President of the Filtration business, where she achieved record revenues. Prior to this, Davis served as President of the Cummins Northeast distributor, where she also oversaw significant revenues and profit increases. She also has served in other roles at Cummins including manager of the European Bus Business, Marketing Communications for the Engine segment, she led Market Strategy, Planning and Customer Support Excellence in global engine markets, and she served as executive director of the Medium Duty Truck and Bus Business.
Davis earned a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University (U.S.) and has completed the Executive Program in Marketing Strategy at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business (U.S.). Davis and her husband have four children.