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Exel tabbed to lead Cummins Westport

Successful Dealer Staff December 19, 2013

Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) announces Gordon Exel, Westport vice president, sales and marketing, has been appointed as president, effective Jan. 1, 2014, for the final year of Westport’s three year term to nominate the President.

“Gordon’s experience with Cummins Westport and solid understanding of the customers and markets are key assets that will contribute to the ongoing success of Cummins Westport,” says Ed Pence, Cummins vice president and general manager, high horsepower engine business, and chairman of CWI.

Gordon joined Westport in 2002 as vice president and general manager, Americas for CWI and spent 10 syears at CWI. In 2012, he moved to Westport’s European office in Lyon France, as vice president, sales and marketing.

Jim Arthurs, current CWI president, will be returning to a senior leadership position at Westport.

On Dec. 5, 2013, the directors of CWI were elected for the 2014 term. Effective Jan. 1, 2014, the CWI board of directors will be comprised of Pence as chairman; Dean Cantrell, Cummins automotive on highway business controller; Ric Kleine, Cummins vice president, on highway business; Ashoka Achuthan, Westport vice president, finance operations; Jim Arthurs, former CWI president; and Thomas Rippon, Westport vice president, Mining and Rail.

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