Christine Vujovich, 48
VP, Environmental Policy and Product Strategy, Cummins Inc.
Education: B.S., earth science, University of Illinois; M.S., environmental engineering, University of Illinois; Executive Management Program, Yale School of Management
First automotive job: Facilities Engineer, Cummins Engine Co., 1978
On being successful: "Continue to push the envelope of capabilities and contributions and know that there are limitations. Accept a mentorship. Make certain you have a positive support system. Never forget your priorities."
On being a woman in the industry: "It has been rewarding to have worked in an industry over the years which has grown so much in its valuing of diversity as it has in its valuing of technology."
Other positions at Cummins Engine include:
- 1996-99 VP, Worldwide Marketing, Bus, Light Commercial Automotive and Environmental Management
- 1989-96 VP, Product Planning and Environmental Management
- 1985-89 VP, Customer Engineering
- 1983-85 Director, Environment and Government Relations