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Casto Named Executive Director of Corporate Communications

Monday, February 20, 2012

Casto Named Executive Director of Corporate Communications11:00 EST Monday, February 20, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ind. (Business Wire) -- Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today that Carole Casto, a leader in the Company's Corporate Responsibility program, will be Cummins' new Executive Director of Corporate Communications. “As Cummins grows into a global company, effective corporate communications takes great planning and strategic thinking to make sure the right message reaches the right audience. Carole has demonstrated she has those skills,” said Marya Rose, Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Cummins. Casto currently serves as Director of Community Engagement in Corporate Responsibility, playing a key role in the program's expansion outside the United States. She also helped lead the process that resulted in the department focusing on three key issues: education, the environment and social justice/equal opportunity In addition, Casto oversaw Cummins' very popular Environmental Challenge, a competition among the Company's Community Involvement Teams, to develop projects that improve the environment. The number of contest entries has grown in three years from 62 to 140. Before joining Corporate Responsibility, Casto served as director of the Company's Six Sigma program, which seeks to improve the quality of Cummins' processes through a common, data-driven approach. In less than two years under Casto's leadership, the Corporate Six Sigma program achieved over $32 million in savings. Casto is a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. and joined Cummins in 2003. She will continue working on some key Corporate Responsibility initiatives as she makes the transition to her new role during the first quarter of the year. She will continue to be based in Indianapolis. “One of the great things about Cummins is that employees are encouraged to pursue new career interests and opportunities,” Casto said. “Corporate Communications is critical to our future as a company and I'm tremendously excited and honored to take on this new challenge.” About CumminsCummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins employs approximately 44,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,000 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.0 billion on sales of $13.2 billion in 2010. Press releases can be found on the Web at Cummins Inc.Blair Claflin, Director ? Sustainability Communications, 317-610-2542