Tana L. Utley

Tana Utley
Vice President of Large Power Systems for Caterpillar Inc., Retired
Tana L. Utley had a successful 36-year career at Caterpillar, where she started as a junior engineer and rose to key senior leadership positions in technology and business. Prior to her role as Vice President of Large Power Systems, a position she held for nearly a decade, she held roles of Vice President of Industrial Power Systems Division and Chief Technology Officer of the company’s Product Development & Global Technology division. Her earlier roles included General Management positions in Caterpillar’s components and engines businesses, leader of the Electronic & Electrical Systems business unit and Director of the Engine Design, Large Engine Products Division. She played an instrumental role in Caterpillar’s diesel engine strategy, and the development of near-zero-emissions engines. Utley currently serves on the board of SPX Technologies Inc. She holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Bradley University and a master’s degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was a Sloan Fellow.