Cummins Sales and Service Names Jacques Fourie President, Rocky Mountain Region
COLUMBUS, INDIANA – Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today announced Jacques Fourie is the new President, Rocky Mountain Region. The Rocky Mountain Region has 900 employees located across the U.S. (New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada and Idaho) and Mexico.
“Jacques is an authentic leader committed to building great teams and coaching and developing leaders to meet and exceed their fullest potential. He will do an exceptional job leading this important region for Cummins,” said Jenny Bush, Executive Managing Director – Cummins Sales and Service – North America
In July 2015, Jacques relocated to Colorado with his family to join the Rocky Mountain Region as the operations leader, overseeing the Master Rebuild Center, the Power Generation Packaging facility, and 16 branches in nine states and remote mining activities in the Sierra Madre region in Northern Mexico.
Jacques joined Cummins in 2004 as the Finance Director for the Cummins Southern Africa distributor before transitioning to Finance Director for Africa Regional Distribution organization in 2006. He has experience in establishing and managing multiple distributor locations in Africa, and has extensive knowledge in Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining Cummins, Jacques was an auditor with Price Waterhouse Coopers with primary focus on the Commercial, Industrial, and Production segments for large corporations.
Jacques has his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting (Honors) from the University of Pretoria, SA, and has participated in the Cummins Global Leadership Development Program in Africa. He is passionate about helping underprivileged children and he is a strong advocate for women’s rights.
About Cummins Distribution Business
One of four Cummins Business Segments, the Distribution Business is responsible for the sales, service, and support of Cummins products worldwide. In addition to providing commercial support to end users and OEMs, DBU locations serve the needs of over 7,200 Cummins certified dealers. The segment employs approximately 16,000 people in its owned and operated business. DBU focuses on selling and servicing engines and power generation equipment, providing application engineering support, and promoting the sale of genuine aftermarket parts. The business is also responsible for making sure that customer dealer networks are capable of providing world class service and support on all Cummins products.
About Cummins Inc.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 55,400 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 7,400 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.39 billion on sales of $17.5 billion in 2016. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cummins and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/cumminsinc.