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Alumnus Stan Woszczynski Gets VP Promotion at Cummins
January 13, 2014
| Stan Woszczynski
Mechanical engineering alumnus Stan Woszczynski has been named named Vice President–Chief Manufacturing Officer of Cummins Inc., a global power leader.
Woszczynski will also assume additional leadership responsibilities as a member of Cummins’ supply chain transformation leadership team.
In his new role Woszczynski will be responsible for leading several areas, including manufacturing strategy, manufacturing operational and functional excellence, health and safety, environmental, advanced manufacturing, and manufacturing engineering and manufacturing systems.
"As we continue the supply chain transformation journey, manufacturing has a significant role in accelerating our focus on manufacturing process excellence and standardization," says Lisa Yoder, vice president-corporate supply chain, in a company press release. "Stan's experience and track record of success in manufacturing and management will allow us to continue making significant supply chain improvements. I am delighted to have Stan in this role."
Woszczynski, a 1980 graduate, states in the press release: "I am honored and excited for the recent appointment. I have a passion for manufacturing and have worked in the function for over 33 years. I find that manufacturing serves a critical role in our efforts to transform our supply chains and is unique in that it brings together a mix of people, products, and processes to serve customers."
Woszczynski joined Cummins in 1988 to manage facilities. Since then, he has held a variety of leadership positions including business manager, plant manager [Atlas, Cummins Industrial Center (now Seymour Engine Plant) and Cummins MidRange Engine Plant], vice president–midrange manufacturing and, most recently, vice president–supply chain and manufacturing–HMLD.
Woszczynski is also a founding member of the Manufacturing Leadership Board of the Associations Corporate Executive Board consortium and is a director for the Komatsu Cummins Engine Company (KCEC) board, Indiana Automotive Council, and Rose-Hulman’s Varsity "R" Club. He earned a master’s degree in materials engineering from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Cummins Inc. 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, Cummins currently employs approximately 46,000 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 6,500 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.65 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2012.