Todd Henry joined Caterpillar in 2006 as the Operations Manager for the Building Construction Products (BCP) Division’s facility in Clayton, North Carolina. Todd assumed the role of Operations Manager for BCP’s new North American facility in Athens, Georgia in February 2012, and oversaw the site selection, construction, start up, and continuing operations.
Prior to joining Caterpillar, Todd worked for the Modine Manufacturing Company in Racine, WI. He began his career in 1991 and held various Engineering and Leadership positions, including Plant Manager in Toledo, OH and Columbia, SC. While at Modine, Todd was part of two new manufacturing facility start-ups, including a state of the art facility supplying cooling modules for the Jeep Liberty.
Under Todd’s leadership, his facilities have received awards for scrap reduction, environmental waste reduction, and safety performance; DaimlerChrysler Supplier of the Quarter and 2001 Supplier of the Year; Caterpillar’s Facility of Distinction award for Safety Performance in 2011 and 2012; and in 2013, the Caterpillar Platinum Award and the Keep Georgia Beautiful Award for Environmental Sustainability. In 2016, Caterpillar Athens was named Georgia’s Large Manufacturer of the Year.
Todd, a native of Walkerton, IN, graduated from Purdue University in 1990 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology. While attending Purdue, he led the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ team to win the National Rube Goldberg Machine Design competition.
Todd currently serves on the Athens Technical College Board of Directors; the University of Georgia Engineering Advisory Board, and the United Way of Northeast Georgia’s Executive Board. He served as the Campaign Chair for the Northeast Georgia United Way 2015 Campaign.
Todd is married to Carolyn Henry and has two daughters, Kaitlyn and Sara.