Pamela L. Carter

Age: 71
Franklin, Tennessee, USA
Director since: February 27, 2017

Ms. Carter was the Vice President of Cummins Inc. and President of Cummins Distribution Business, a division of Cummins Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of diesel engines and related components and power systems, from 2008 until her retirement in 2015. Ms. Carter joined Cummins Inc. in 1997 as Vice President – General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and held various management positions within Cummins. Prior to joining Cummins Inc., Ms. Carter served in the private practice of law as partner and associate and in various capacities with the State of Indiana, including Parliamentarian in the Indiana House of Representatives, Deputy Chief-of-Staff to governor Evan Bayh, Executive Assistant for Health Policy & Human Services and Securities Enforcement Attorney for the Office of the Secretary of State. She served as the Attorney General for the State of Indiana from 1993 to 1997 and was the first African-American woman to be elected state attorney general in the U.S.A. Ms. Carter holds a BA (Bachelor of Arts) from the University of Detroit, MSW (Master of Social Work) from the University of Michigan, J.D. (Doctor of Jurisprudence) from McKinney School of Law, Indiana University, and Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School. Ms. Carter received a 2018 Sandra Day O'Connor Board Excellence Award honoring her for her demonstrated commitment to board excellence and diversity. She also received an award as one of the top 100 board members from NACD in 2018 and top 25 directors from Black Enterprise, 2018.

Committee Memberships

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee (Chair)

Other Public Board Memberships

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.