Ignacio Garcia Honored with Executive Excellence Award from Great Minds in STEM

Ignacio Garcia, Vice President – Latin America Area Business Organization, was recently recognized with an Executive Excellence Award from Great Minds in STEM during the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC) Conference.

Great Minds in STEM is a leading force behind implementing innovative programs and partnerships focused on the continuous expansion of STEM education opportunities for underserved communities in the U.S. This particular award honors upper-level executives with at least twenty years of experience in STEM. Garcia was nominated for the award by Rich Freeland, Cummins President & COO. 

Ignacio Garcia receives his award.
Ignacio Garcia (left) receives his award from GMiS.

Throughout his 36-year career at Cummins, Ignacio has been both a significant contributor to Cummins’ continued growth and had a significant impact on our people, customers, and communities. At all junctures of his career, Ignacio has taken on complex global projects essential to our company’s success. He has held leadership roles in several key areas of our business, such as Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing, Environment, Health and Safety, and Operations.

He has led with purpose, dedicating just as much time to producing results as he does to mentoring our employees, ensuring there is a pipeline of talent to lead the community and corporate activities he has spearheaded. Ignacio is an authentic leader, who expects just as much from his employees as he does from himself.

“Few leaders have the breadth of experience and capability that Ignacio carries,” wrote Srikanth Padmanabhan, Vice President and President of Cummins’ Engine Business, in his award recommendation letter. “His vision, strategy, and willingness to make bold moves have paid millions in cost savings and synergies within Cummins. There are not many individuals in the history of Cummins that have left a mark on as many products, people and communities as Ignacio Garcia.”

Media Release - Cummins Does Not Supply Engines Named in EPA's Recent Notice of Violation

Cummins does not supply FCA vehicle engines discussed in the EPA's notice.

COLUMBUS, IND. – Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today stated that it does not supply engines for the FCA vehicles that are discussed in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Notice of Violation issued today, nor was Cummins named.

Cummins does not use defeat devices and is committed to meeting emissions standards. Cummins has a long history of working transparently and collaboratively with regulators to develop and meet emissions requirements.

About Cummins

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 55,200 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 7,200 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.4 billion on sales of $19.1 billion in 2015. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at www.twittter.com/cummins and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/cumminsinc.

Forward-looking disclosure statement

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Jon Mills

Jon Mills

Jon Mills is the Director of External Communications at Cummins Inc. Jon brings more than 16 years of communications focusing primarily on public and media relations. Jon has served as the primary external communications contact and spokesperson for a variety of companies including Wellpoint, IU Health, Planned Parenthood. His career has also included stints on Capitol Hill, state level lobbying, talk radio and political campaigns. During his tenure, Jon has also played a leadership role in communicating and messaging around several crises, including one that attracted national attention when lives were lost at a large downtown Indianapolis hospital. Jon is a native Hoosier and resides with his family in Indianapolis.

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