Patrick (Pat) J. Ward
Chief Financial Officer (May 2008 to present)
Pat Ward is the Chief Financial Officer of Cummins Inc., responsible for the Company’s accounting, treasury, tax, internal audit, investor relations, strategy and business development and business analysis and planning functions.
Cummins has experienced substantial growth in global markets and record financial performance over the last few years, and reported revenue of $17.3 billion and net earnings of $1.65 billion in 2012. Since the beginning of 2011, the Company’s credit rating has been upgraded by all three credit rating agencies.
Prior to starting his career at Cummins, Ward was a management accountant for the British Rail Property Board. He earned his accounting certification from the Dundee College of Commerce in Scotland and an MBA from Strathclyde Graduate Business School in Scotland.
Outside of Cummins, Ward is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and serves on the board of the Heritage Fund - The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County.