Caterpillar Inc. on July 9 announced that its board of directors has appointed Ogi Redzic as a vice president of the company. He will lead Caterpillar’s Digital Enabled Solutions Division (DESD), effective July 30, 2018, and report to Group President of Customer & Dealer Support Bob De Lange. DESD is comprised of 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.
Redzic brings with him more than 20 years of global experience in delivering digital solutions like connected vehicles, digital services and autonomous technologies, most recently in the automotive industry. He previously served as senior vice president of connected vehicles and mobility services at Renault Nissan Alliance based in Paris, France.
“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.
Prior to Redzic’s role at Renault Nissan Alliance, he held leadership positions at Mitsubishi, Nokia HERE, NAVTEQ, PCTEL, Inc., cyberPIXIE, and Motorola. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a master’s degree in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Redzic will be based in Caterpillar’s Chicago office.