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Vice President of Caterpillar

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Interested in a career in engineering and/or business? Or perhaps you’d like to get some insight into the job market by the time you graduate? Come and hear a talk by a Vice President at the world’s leading manufacturer of construction equipment, engines, and turbines, and get the perspective of someone managing a $45B business! *


Gwenne A. Henricks is vice president with responsibility for Caterpillar’s Industrial Power Systems Division (Perkins Engines Company Ltd), based in Peterborough, UK. Henricks joined Caterpillar in 1981 and has held a series of positions in the areas of electronics engineering and product development. Previously, she was undercarriage product manager for Caterpillar’s Track Type Tractors Division and manager of the Electronic & Electrical Systems Business Unit which is part of Caterpillar’s Motion and Power Control Division, and most recently was vice president of Electronics & Connected Worksite Division, which has enterprise responsibility for hardware and software technology development and Caterpillar’s global electronics strategy. Henricks has a bachelor’s degree in physics and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Bradley University. She earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Illinois and completed the Managing Engineering Design and Development Program at Carnegie Bosch Institute.

About Caterpillar Inc. For more than 80 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making progress possible and driving positive and sustainable change on every continent. With 2007 sales and revenues of $45B, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, Caterpillar Logistics Services and Progress Rail Services. More information is available at:

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