Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby to take on chairman role

(Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday Chief Executive Officer Jim Umpleby would take on the additional role of chairman, effective immediately.

Umpleby has been a member of the board and CEO since Jan. 1, 2017.

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(Reporting by Rachit Vats in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)