Caterpillar announces the retirement of rod L. B, vice president of the company
caterpillar announces the retirement of rod L. B, vice president of the company
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Guide: Caterpillar 7 Rod L. Bussell, vice president of the company, decided to retire after serving the company for more than 32 years, effective from May 1st, 2007. Bussell joined caterpillar as a system analyst in 1974, and later transferred to a crawler loader in Davenport, Iowa
card 2. Description of characteristics: rod L. Bussell, vice president of caterpillar, decided to retire after serving the company for more than 32 years, which took effect on May 1, 2007. Bussell joined caterpillar as a system analyst in 1974, and later transferred to the crawler loader factory in Davenport, Iowa as a product engineer. Bussell was responsible for operation and quality at the Davenport special agent factory, and then transferred to Joliet, Illinois, where he undertook various work on quality, operation, maintenance and materials, and then served as the quality control manager of Joliet factory in 1986. Later, he was transferred to Sao Paulo, Brazil, as the technical maintenance manager of the Sao Paulo plant and the pirasicaba plant. In 1989, Bussell was promoted to the manufacturing manager of Sao Paulo factory. After two years of increasing demand for external wall insulation, he was transferred back to Joliet factory as the processing managerIn 1992, Bussell began to serve as the manager of the transmission business department, and in 1998, he served as the general manager of Lafayette large engine center. In 2001, Bussell served as vice president of mining and construction equipment department (M CE) in Decatur. During Bussell's tenure, the sales volume of the mining and construction equipment department more than doubled Bussell also became an important member of the Decatur business community. Currently, he serves on the board of directors of Millikin University, the board and Executive Committee of the greater Decatur chamber of Commerce, and the board of directors of the Decatur/Macon County Community Foundation. Bussell is also the chairman of homework hangout, a community wide extracurricular program. He was selected into Decatur's business hall of fame and won the platinum civic leadership award awarded by Decatur chamber of Commerce
Bussell played an important role in introducing the innovative leadership and performance project imagine 21 for caterpillar and its business units. Moreover, he also promoted (3) the project of referring to international standards for electrical control lines to be extended to the whole Decatur community. So far, about 3000 citizens of Decatur have benefited from this project
"rod has a very important impact on the success of our company. All members of caterpillar wish him and his wife Jane a long, healthy and happy retirement life", said Gerry Shaheen, President of caterpillar group. "We are very happy that they plan to continue to live in Decatur and share their relationship with their sons Craig and Eric and their daughter-in-law Nancy."
the company will announce Bussell's successor in a few days