Global Government & Corporate Affairs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Caterpillar Announces Mike DeWalt Appointed Corporate Controller
and Director of Investor Relations
PEORIA, Ill. - The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has appointed Mike DeWalt, currently Caterpillar's Director of Investor Relations, as Corporate Controller and Director of Investor Relations. In this role, DeWalt will have responsibility for Accounting, Enterprise Cost & Business Analysis and Investor Relations.
"During his 32-year career at Caterpillar Mike has built deep expertise within our accounting and financial operations, and as the Director of Investor Relations, has developed a broad understanding of the company," said Brad Halverson, Caterpillar vice president with responsibility for the Finance Services Division. "Together, this experience makes him an ideal fit for this new role," Halverson added.
Janie Copeland, currently Caterpillar's Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, will continue as Caterpillar's Chief Accounting Officer.
For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services and Progress Rail Services.http://www.caterpillar.com.