Cummins exec Rumsey elected to board of directors

Jennifer Rumsey. Submitted photo

Cummins is announcing that President and Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Rumsey has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors.

The Columbus based engine manufacturer says Rumsey began her Cummins career working on the first products where Cummins introduced emissions aftertreatment systems. Since then, she has served in roles including chief technical officer and president of the Components business.

In March 2021, Rumsey was promoted to president and chief operating officer, overseeing Cummins’ global operations. Throughout her career, she has been an advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion and women in STEM fields.

Rumsey is a member of the Society of Women Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers, the Purdue Engineering Advisory Committee and Women in Trucking Association. She holds a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and a master of science in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.