Douglas R. Oberhelman

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Corporate Director

Edwards, Illinois, United States

Director since 2017

  • Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee - Chair
  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee - Member
  • Mr. Oberhelman is also the Lead Director of the Board of Directors.



Douglas (Doug) R. Oberhelman was, at the time of his retirement in March 2017, the Chairman of Caterpillar Inc., a global leader in the manufacturing and sales of industrial machinery and equipment, and was a member of Caterpillar’s executive office from 2010 until the end of 2016. During his 41 years at Caterpillar, Mr. Oberhelman held various executive positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1995 to 2002, and Group President from 2002 to 2010. He serves on the Board of Directors of Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc. He is also Vice President of the Wetlands America Trust and Chairman of the Board of trustees for the Easter Seals Foundation of Central Illinois.