Peter Anderson is the Vice President of Global Supply Chain for Cummins Inc. Peter began his career at Cummins in February 2017. In this role, he leads the supply chain organization, which includes over 5,000 employees across Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, Analytics, Central Supply Chain Operations, Remanufacturing and Business Process Transformation teams. Cummins Supply Chain transformation is critical to Cummins success and Peter’s 30 years’ experience in supply chain manufacturing, operational and consulting roles will be invaluable to Cummins future success.
Prior to joining Cummins, Peter worked for 10 years at Ernst & Young (EY). There he formed the global Supply Chain Practice and worked his way to Partner. While at EY he consulted with Cummins and other global companies to develop their supply chain strategies. His experience before EY includes Operations Director & Managing Director at Milk Industry Logistics; Operations Director at Bibby Distribution, a Third Party Logistics provider; and consultant at IBM Consulting (formerly PWC Consulting). While at IBM, he led the Supply Chain Transformation practice while holding a number of operational interim leadership roles in the industry while providing consulting support.
A native of the United Kingdom, Peter earned his MBA from Strathclyde Graduate Business School in 1998 and a BSc degree in Transport and Distribution from Huddersfield Polytechnic University in 1991.
Sherry Aaholm is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cummins Inc. She oversees mission critical information system resources and leads the Information Technology transformation for the company. Aaholm brings extensive professional experience in technology, information security, and digital, combined with executive leadership achievements in both public and private business sectors.
In her current role, Aaholm has developed strategic IT and information security plans to address more than 20 years of legacy technology and a footprint of more than 70 different Enterprise Resource Planning installations. In addition, she is responsible to driving the company-wide Digital Transformation, which includes alignment with engineering and human resources to drive digital synergy across the company.
Aaholm joined Cummins in 2013, after more than 15 years at FedEx Services. She served as the Executive Vice President of Information Technology at FedEx, where she drove the IT transformation strategy for the global enterprise to include FedEx Services, FedEx Express, FedEx Freight and FedEx Ground. In this capacity, she was responsible for the daily operations of the global infrastructure footprint, including all data centers worldwide, overall architecture strategy, governance and IT standards. Aaholm previously held roles at GeoLogistics, in Atlanta, Ga. and Schneider National/Schneider Logistics in Green Bay, Wis.
Aaholm holds a BA in Marketing and Economics, and an MS in Sustainability Management from the University of Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business for Finance for Executives and Strategic Business Leadership. Her work in developing leadership programs has been recognized by Computerworld, and she has spoken at Gartner and Computerworld events on the subject.
Aaholm serves on the National Association of Corporate Directors, and the Council of Logistics Management. She resides in Indianapolis with her family.
Tom Linebarger became Chairman and CEO of Cummins Inc., the largest independent maker of diesel engines and related products in the world, on January 1, 2012. Prior to becoming Chairman and CEO, he served as President and COO from 2008 to 2011, Executive Vice President and President, Power Generation Business from 2003 to 2008, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2003, and Vice President, Supply Chain Management from 1998 to 2000.
Tom grew up in California and in 1986 received joint undergraduate degrees in management engineering from Claremont McKenna College and mechanical engineering from Stanford University. He later returned to Stanford University to earn an MS in manufacturing systems from the School of Engineering and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business in 1993.
Prior to joining Cummins, Tom was an investment analyst and investment manager at Prudential Investment Corporation where he lived in both Singapore and Hong Kong. While at Stanford, he worked at Cummins as an intern and spent his summer working on the manufacturing line at the Cummins Midrange Engine plant in Walesboro, Indiana. He liked the values, the people and the business challenges he found at Cummins and decided to join full time in February 1993.
Tom has been on the board of directors of Harley Davidson since 2008, and is also a board member of Energy Systems Network.
Along with his wife Michele, Tom is very much involved in the education and development of their two daughters, Alex and Emily.