Robert (Bob) Bennes is a Vice President of Structured Finance with responsibility for Cat Mining Finance and Cat Power Finance.
Bob started his career with Cat Financial in 1986, and most recently served as Vice President of Cat Financial with administrative responsibilities for operations in Europe, Africa, Middle East (EAME) and Vice President for Cat Mining Finance overseeing operations in Europe, Australia and the Americas. He has also served as Managing Director of Cat Mining Finance and Managing Director of the Australasia Region. He has extensive global experience in numerous areas of the business, including Sales, Credit & Operations and Portfolio Management. Bob’s previous leadership positions include Eastern Region Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina; Sales Manager of the Customer Business Center in Nashville, Tennessee; Midwest Region Sales Manager in Chicago, Illinois; and Assistant Credit Manager in Baltimore, Maryland. He has also served as a Territory Manager in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Orlando, Florida; Sr. Merchandising Consultant in Peoria, Illinois; Lease Marketing Rep in Baltimore; and Customer Service Representative in Phoenix, Arizona.
Bob holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance & Economics from Illinois State University and an MBA from the University of Central Florida. While in Nashville, Bob was an active volunteer with Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee.