CUMMINS' BOARD OF DIRECTIONS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR EXERCISING SOUND AND INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT REGARDING SIGNIFICANT STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL ISSUES AT THE COMPANY.
The Board also represents and protects the interests of Cummins’ shareholders.
The board currently consists of 10 directors, including nine independent directors consistent with the definition established by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger is the only Cummins employee on the board. All directors are elected annually.
The board reflects the company’s commitment to diversity, including two women, an African-American and two Latino men within its ranks. Regular meetings are typically scheduled five times per year and special meetings are held as required. Directors are expected to attend all meetings.