Conexus Indiana names Cummins leader to Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS (May 11, 2018) Conexus Indiana today announced the appointment of a new member to the Conexus Indiana Board of Directors. Tim Millwood, vice president of global manufacturing at Cummins Inc., joins the 13-member board which is comprised of statewide representatives from industry and academia. The board guides Conexus Indiana in its mission to accelerate, promote and grow Indiana’s Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics economy by leading innovative collaborations between industry, academic and public sector partners.

“With our role as an initiative focused on Indiana’s largest industry sectors of advanced manufacturing and logistics, Conexus Indiana is grateful for the continued leadership and counsel of some of our state’s most impactful corporate and nonprofit leaders,” said J. Mark Howell, president and CEO of Conexus Indiana. “Tim is a valuable addition to the board who will provide important perspective from his longtime leadership at Cummins.”

Millwood was appointed vice president of global manufacturing at Cummins, effective April 2018. Most recently, Millwood was vice president of procurement at Cummins. He began his career with Cummins 26 years ago as an engineer in component machining for the Engine Business. In those 26 years, he has held a variety of leadership roles in manufacturing and purchasing in the United States, as well as abroad in both Brazil and the UK.

A native of the state of Georgia, Millwood holds an Industrial Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is an avid supporter and advocate of the school, serving as the senior sponsor of the Cummins recruiting team for Georgia Tech. In addition to the Conexus board, Millwood currently serves on the board of the Mid-States MSDC, an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), and previously served multiple terms on the board of the Columbus Chamber of Commerce.

About Conexus Indiana

For more than a decade, Conexus Indiana, one of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) non-profit initiatives, has been positioning the Hoosier State as the best place for advanced manufacturing and logistics industries to invest, employ and succeed. By collaborating with industry, academic and public sector partners on a shared vision for an innovative, skilled workforce and stronger business climate, Conexus Indiana has helped to create opportunities for advanced manufacturing and logistics companies, prepare Hoosiers to succeed in the state’s largest industry sectors and maintain Indiana’s competitive advantage. For more information, go to