Since 2009 Richard has been General Manager at Caterpillar, where he is now responsible for the Medium Engines Business which designs, manufactures and supplies diesel and gas engines into the global marine, petroleum, machining, construction and power generator sectors.
His business employs over 2,000 people across the globe with 500 based at the Stafford facility.
Richard first started out with Caterpillar Inc in 1997 and has undertaken a number of senior roles. Prior to taking on his current role he was Vice President EAME at Caterpillar Logistics.
He has worked in the defence and telecoms sectors and before joining Caterpillar was a consultant with Coopers and Lybrand, focused on the utilities and transport sectors.
He has an extensive global background in large scale operations, supply chain, product strategy and business development.
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