Robert Bennes

Vice President of Cat Financial, Europe, Africa, Middle East (EAME) & CIS and Cat Mining Finance

Robert (Bob) Bennes is Vice President of Cat Financial with administrative responsibilities for operations in Europe, Africa, Middle East (EAME) and the CIS and Vice President for Cat Mining Finance overseeing operations in Europe, Australia and North America. Bob is located in Geneva, Switzerland.

Bob started his career with Cat Financial in 1986, and most recently served as Managing Director of Cat Mining Finance. He has extensive experience in numerous areas of the business, including Credit, Documentation and Funding, Portfolio Management, and Account and Sales Management. Bob’s previous leadership positions include service as Managing Director for the Australasia Region; 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.


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