Mr. Douglas (Doug) Oberhelman was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Caterpillar in 2010, and previously held the role of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Caterpillar from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Oberhelman has extensive philanthropic interests and has served as Vice President of Wetlands America Trust, Chairman of the Easter Seals Foundation of Central Illinois, Director of the Gilmore Foundation, a member of the Board of Directors of World Resources Institute, and is a member of the Nature Conservancy's Latin America Conservation Council.  He was raised in Woodstock, Illinois and earned a bachelor’s degree from Millikin University.