Dave Walton is a vice president of Caterpillar Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation. He has administrative responsibility for the Financial Products Division, which is comprised of Cat Financial and Cat Financial Insurance Services.
Dave joined Cat Financial in 1989 after four years with an Illinois bank. During his first ten years with the company, he held various credit, portfolio management, and sales positions in the United States. He became Corporate Portfolio Manager in 1999, where he was responsible for managing the corporate finance portfolio through policy, reporting
From 2005 to 2011, Dave was Cat Financial Vice President based in Singapore with administrative responsibility for Cat Financial’s nine Asia-Pacific offices, including Singapore, Japan, China
Dave holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Indiana University and an MBA from Keller Graduate School in Chicago. He serves on the board of the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, FM Global and the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA).