Cummins Inc. announced that Tony Satterthwaite, vice president/president for Cummins Power Generation will become president of the company’s distribution business unit, succeeding Vice President and President Pamela Carter who is retiring.

According to a news release, Antonio Leitao, vice president of power products for Cummins Power Generation, will succeed Satterthwaite as the leader of that business unit. Both assume their new roles, April 1.

Satterthwaite has been leading the power generation unit since 2008. He has been with Cummins since 1988, serving in a variety of roles with that business unit. He graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s civil engineering in 1982 and received a master’s business administration from Stanford University in 1988.

“Pamela was a terrific leader for Cummins who helped grow our business across the globe and I want to thank her for her countless contributions to Cummins and our communities,” said Cummins Inc. Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger. “I am confident that Tony will further the outstanding work in the distribution business and I believe Antonio can build on Tony’s great work leading power generation. Tony and Antonio are both excellent leaders who are committed to making our company stronger. Each have proven records of bringing together employees to deliver innovative solutions to customers around the world. Their leadership will help us achieve excellent results.”

Cummins Power Generation is a global provider of power generation systems, components and services in standby power, distributed power generation as well as auxiliary power in mobile applications.