Our Team > Richard Cotterell

Richard has been General Manager at Caterpillar since 2009, is based in Stafford and is responsible for the Medium Engines Business which designs, manufactures and supplies diesel and gas engines into the global marine, petroleum, machining, construction and power generator sectors.

Richard has an extensive background in large scale operations, supply chain, product strategy and business development.

Since joining Caterpillar Inc in 1997, Richard has undertaken a number of senior roles and prior to his current role was Vice President EAME at Caterpillar Logistics. He has also worked in the defence and telecoms sectors and, prior to joining Caterpillar, was a consultant with Coopers & Lybrand working on utilities and transport sectors.