Amy Mullane Adams
Outstanding Industrial Engineer (2016)
Amy Adams is the vice president and general manager of Cummins Emission Solutions. Most recently she served as the general manager of the Global On-Highway business for Cummins Emission Solutions. She joined Cummins in 1995 and has held various positions in business development, product management, market management and distribution management. Prior to this role, Adams held several business development and distributor management roles. She served as leader of the Southeast Asia Area Business Organization (ABO) and the NE/SE Asia Regional Distribution Organization (RDO). Subsequently, she served as Managing Director of the Greater Europe/CIS RDO, which included direct management of company-owned distributors as well as a channel management role for all distributors. In December 2008, Adams' role expanded to include Middle East and Africa distribution. In 2009, DBU added another entity, Cummins Ghana and she participated in the Africa strategy development and helped in the transition to the new Africa organization. Adams has a Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University and a Master's degree in management from the J.L. Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. Amy and her husband, Greg, who also works for Cummins, have a 16-year-old daughter, Lexi.