Harley-Davidson, Inc. has announced the election of Thomas Linebarger to the Motor Company's board of directors. Linebarger, a senior executive with Cummins Inc., was recently appointed that company's president and COO, effective Aug. 1.
"Tom's broad executive experience at one of the world's recognized leaders in advanced engine technology and manufacturing makes him a key addition to the Harley-Davidson Board," said Harley-Davidson, Inc. [resident and CEO James Ziemer. "More than ever, Harley-Davidson is focused on bringing new generations of products to market more quickly and further improving our manufacturing capabilities. With his background in engineering, finance and manufacturing Tom will be a great asset to help guide Harley-Davidson's ongoing market leadership."
Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines, electric power generation systems and engine-related component products. Linebarger has served in various roles at Cummins, including EVP of Cummins Inc. and president of Cummins Power Generation; VP and CFO; and VP-Supply Chain Management.