Cummins Inc. announced that Luis Pasquotto has been named vice president of Cummins Latin America’s Engine Business Unit, where he will oversee the EBU’s business across Latin America. He also will lead Cummins’ overall business in the region as chair of the company’s Latin America Leadership Council. With the promotion, effective Aug. 1, Pasquotto – who has been with Cummins since 1992 – also will become a Cummins corporate officer.
Pasquotto, 51 and a native of Brazil, has held leadership positions within the Cummins EBU in Brazil for the past several years. He currently serves as general manager of Cummins EBU Brazil, a position he has held since July 2008. Prior to taking that role, Pasquotto served as director of marketing for the EBU in Brazil from 2000-2008.
“Luis has done an outstanding job of helping turn Cummins into the market leader in the medium-duty truck and construction engine markets in Brazil, and in leading the business to record profitability during the last economic cycle,” says Dave Crompton, vice president of Cummins’ MidRange Engine Business. “His knowledge of our markets, his passion for Brazil and South America and his relentless pursuit of excellence make him ideally suited for his expanded role.”