NTEA is pleased to welcome Jennifer Rumsey, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Cummins Inc., as 2023 Green Truck Summit keynote speaker. Green Truck Summit will be held Tuesday, March 7, at JW Marriott Indianapolis (Indianapolis, Indiana), in conjunction with Work Truck Week 2023.
As president and CEO of Cummins, Rumsey oversees the strategic direction, growth initiatives and global operations for the 103-year old, Indiana-based company. Cummins is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of engines and related technologies, and a provider of global service and support in 190 countries across a network of approximately 9,000 distributor and dealer locations with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide.
Rumsey has focused her 25-year career on advancing technology and bringing products to market that power customers’ success and make a positive difference in the world. She co-authored Cummins’ Destination Zero strategy, the company’s strategy to go further, faster to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) and air quality impacts of its products and reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Rumsey is passionate about building high-performing, diverse teams and has dedicated her time at Cummins to the development of others and creating a welcoming environment where innovation thrives.
Rumsey assumed the role of president and CEO in August 2022. She has served in several leadership positions across the company, including most recently as the president and chief operating officer (COO). As COO, she successfully and strategically navigated the company’s global operations during unprecedented supply chain constraints, delivering record revenues and dramatically improving product quality and Cummins’ market position.
Rumsey is on the Board of Directors of Cummins Inc. and Hillenbrand. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the Purdue Engineering Advisory Committee and Women in Trucking Association. In 2020, Rumsey was recognized by SWE for her contributions to engineering and efforts to create environments that attract and retain more women engineers. In 2022, she was inducted as a SAE Fellow, the organization’s highest grade of membership that recognizes and honors long-term members who have made a significant impact on society's mobility technology through leadership, research, and innovation.