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Chairman and CEO Caterpillar Inc.

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Oberhelman joined Caterpillar in 1975 and has held a variety of positions including senior finance representative based in South America for Caterpillar Americas Co; region finance manager and district manager for the company's North American Commercial Division; and managing director and vice general manager for strategic planning at Caterpillar Japan Ltd. (CJL) - Tokyo, Japan.

Oberhelman was elected a vice president in 1995, serving as Caterpillar's chief financial officer with administrative responsibility for the corporation's accounting, information services, tax, treasury, investor relations and marketing support services areas from 1995 to November 1998. In 1998, he became vice president with responsibility for the Engine Products Division, including the market development, strategic planning, supplier management, electric power generation and worldwide marketing and administration for Caterpillar's engine business.

Oberhelman was elected a group president and member of Caterpillar's executive office in 2002. As a group president, he had responsibility for financial products, legal services, auditing & compliance, global purchasing, human services, remanufacturing, corporate treasury, tax, and investor relations. His responsibilities also included marketing, rail, energy and power systems businesses, as well as marketing, manufacturing and sales operations in Asia Pacific and Japan. In October 2009, the Caterpillar Board of Directors named Oberhelman vice chairman and CEO-Elect. During this time, he led a team that developed the future strategic plan for the company. Oberhelman was elected chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors effective July 1, 2010, and became chairman effective November 1, 2010.

Oberhelman has a bachelor's degree in finance from Millikin University. He is currently a director for the boards of Eli Lilly and Company, serving on the Audit and Finance Committees, the National Association of Manufacturers, serving as vice chairman and Finance Committee chair, and the Wetlands America Trust. He is active with The Nature Conservancy serving on the Latin American Conservation Council and on the board of the Illinois Chapter. Oberhelman is also a member of The Business Council and the Business Roundtable where he serves on the Executive Committee and as chair of the International Engagement Committee. He has served as chairman of the board of trustees for Millikin University and chairman of the board of directors for Easter Seals. He is a former director for the board of Ameren Corporation, where he served as chairman of the Ameren Corporation Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Public Policy Committee. Oberhelman is also a former director for the boards of South Side Bank, Millikin University and Easter Seals.

About Caterpillar: For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services and Progress Rail Services.

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Doug Oberhelman

Chairman and CEO Caterpillar Inc.

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Doug Oberhelman Biography

Oberhelman joined Caterpillar in 1975 and has held a variety of positions including senior finance representative based in South America for Caterpillar Americas Co; region finance manager and district manager for the company's North American Commercial Division; and managing director and vice general manager for strategic planning at Caterpillar Japan Ltd. (CJL) - Tokyo, Japan.

Oberhelman was elected a vice president in 1995, serving as Caterpillar's chief financial officer with administrative responsibility for the corporation's accounting, information services, tax, treasury, investor relations and marketing support services areas from 1995 to November 1998. In 1998, he became vice president with responsibility for the Engine Products Division, including the market development, strategic planning, supplier management, electric power generation and worldwide marketing and administration for Caterpillar's engine business.

Oberhelman was elected a group president and member of Caterpillar's executive office in 2002. As a group president, he had responsibility for financial products, legal services, auditing & compliance, global purchasing, human services, remanufacturing, corporate treasury, tax, and investor relations. His responsibilities also included marketing, rail, energy and power systems businesses, as well as marketing, manufacturing and sales operations in Asia Pacific and Japan. In October 2009, the Caterpillar Board of Directors named Oberhelman vice chairman and CEO-Elect. During this time, he led a team that developed the future strategic plan for the company. Oberhelman was elected chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors effective July 1, 2010, and became chairman effective November 1, 2010.

Oberhelman has a bachelor's degree in finance from Millikin University. He is currently a director for the boards of Eli Lilly and Company, serving on the Audit and Finance Committees, the National Association of Manufacturers, serving as vice chairman and Finance Committee chair, and the Wetlands America Trust. He is active with The Nature Conservancy serving on the Latin American Conservation Council and on the board of the Illinois Chapter. Oberhelman is also a member of The Business Council and the Business Roundtable where he serves on the Executive Committee and as chair of the International Engagement Committee. He has served as chairman of the board of trustees for Millikin University and chairman of the board of directors for Easter Seals. He is a former director for the board of Ameren Corporation, where he served as chairman of the Ameren Corporation Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Public Policy Committee. Oberhelman is also a former director for the boards of South Side Bank, Millikin University and Easter Seals.

About Caterpillar: For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services and Progress Rail Services.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Doug Oberhelman for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Doug Oberhelman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Doug Oberhelman or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Doug Oberhelman?

    Booking fees for Doug Oberhelman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Doug Oberhelman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Doug Oberhelman?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Doug Oberhelman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Doug Oberhelman for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Doug Oberhelman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Doug Oberhelman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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