Ogi Redzic has been named vice president of Caterpillar’s Digital Enabled Solutions Division (DESD).
DESD includes the company’s data analytics group, the enterprise data hub, equipment management tools, Cat Connect technologies and customer experience portals.
Caterpillar Vice President Julie Lagacy has led DESD on an interim basis; she will continue in her role as vice president of Global Information Services, the company says. The company has reorganized several key leadership positions since the announcement that Group President Rob Charter was retiring in June.
Redzic will be based in Caterpillar’s Chicago office and report to Bob De Lange, group president of Customer & Dealer Support. His hiring comes after Caterpillar
“Ogi’s global experience, customer focus, deep expertise and leadership skills make him ideally suited to lead our digital solutions group as we continue to expand what we offer customers beyond our traditional products, parts and services,” said De Lange.
Redzic has more than 20 years of global experience in delivering digital solutions such as connected vehicles, digital services and autonomous technologies, most recently in the automotive industry. He’s the former senior vice president of connected vehicles and mobility services at Renault Nissan Alliance based in Paris, France.
Before Renault Nissan Alliance, he held leadership positions at Mitsubishi, Nokia HERE, NAVTEQ, PCTEL, Inc., cyberPIXIE, and Motorola, Cat says. Redzic has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a master’s degree in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology.