Cummins Westport Appoints Rob Neitzke as President
On Monday, Cummins Westport (CWI) announced that Rob Neitzke, currently General Manager of the Construction Segment of Cummins off-highway engine business, has been appointed as President of CWI effective January 1, 2015. Prior to joining Cummins, Rob was a management consultant at Deloitte and a controls engineer at Allison Gas Turbine. Rob holds bachelors and masters degrees in electrical engineering from Tri-State and Purdue Universities and an MBA from Kelly School of Business. Gordon Exel, current CWI President, will be returning to a senior leadership position at Westport at the end of 2014. As per the terms of the CWI joint venture agreement, Westport will nominate the Chairman of the joint venture for the next three-year term commencing January 1, 2015. This nomination will be confirmed by December 2014.