By RTT News,
December 18, 2013, 08:19:00 AM EDT
(RTTNews.com) - Cummins Westport Inc. or CWI, a joint venture between Cummins Inc. ( CMI ) and Westport Innovations Inc. (WPRT, WPT.TO), announced that Gordon Exel, Westport Vice President, Sales and Marketing, has been appointed as President of CWI effective January 1, 2014 for the final year of Westport's three year term to nominate the President.
Gordon joined Westport in 2002 as Vice President and General Manager Americas for CWI and spent 10 successful years at CWI. In 2012, he moved to Westport's European office in Lyon France, as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Previous to Westport, Gordon was a Vice President in the banking information technology industry following a career at Xerox where he progressed into his last role as General Manager Channels Business.
Jim Arthurs, current CWI President, will be returning to a senior leadership position at Westport.
On December 5, 2013, the directors of CWI were elected for the 2014 term. Effective January 1, 2014, the CWI board of directors will be comprised of Ed Pence, Cummins Vice President and General Manager, High Horsepower Engine Business (Chairman); Dean Cantrell, Cummins Automotive On Highway Business Controller; Ric Kleine, Cummins Vice President, On Highway Business; Ashoka Achuthan, Westport Vice President, Finance Operations; Jim Arthurs, former CWI President; and Thomas Rippon, Westport Vice President, Mining and Rail.
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