Komatsu names new vice president of information technology

Komatsu America, manufacturer and supplier of construction, mining and compact construction equipment, recently appointed Jeff Gathe as vice president of information technology. Gathe previously served as director of global technology strategy and innovation for Kraft Foods.

Gathe has also been employed with McDonnell Douglas as a senior electronics engineer. He gained consulting experience with numerous firms throughout his career, and also founded his own firm, the Catalyst Consulting Group.