Brad Halverson is a retired Group President and Chief Financial Officer of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and gas engines, turbines, and locomotives. He joined Caterpillar in 1988, serving in various roles of increasing responsibility including leading the Caterpillar Financial business unit as well as the human resources, global supply chain and information services functions. Brad recently retired from a 30+ year career at Caterpillar where he served as CFO between 2013 and 2018. Under his leadership, the company underwent a significant restructuring, emerging with a strong balance sheet and financial metrics. Prior to serving as CFO, Brad had served in various roles rising from a Staff Account to Vice President of Financial Services Division, prior to being named CFO.
Mr. Halverson currently serves on the board of Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), where he is the Audit Committee Chairman and Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA). He also previously served as a director for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Halverson attended the University of Illinois, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and an Executive Masters of Business Administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is on the board of Easter Seals and OSF St. Francis Medical Foundation.