Former United States Trade Representative Joins Caterpillar Board of Directors

Caterpillar contact:
Jim Dugan
Corporate Public Affairs
[email protected]

PEORIA, IL— Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced today that Ambassador Susan C. Schwab, U.S. Trade Representative from 2006 to 2009, has been elected to the Caterpillar Board of Directors. Ambassador Schwab will begin as a Caterpillar board member in June of 2009.

Schwab, 54, currently is a professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy. She served from 1995 to 2003 as dean of the school and was then president of the University System of Maryland Foundation prior to joining the Bush administration in 2005….more at