Management Team

N. Merritt Becker

Managing Director, Cummins DKSH South East Asia

Cummins DKSH South East Asia (CDJV) is a 50:50 Joint Venture between Cummins and DKSH. Merritt Becker leads this distributor business and over 300 employees in South East Asia. As an authorized Cummins’ distributor, CDJV sells and services Cummins’ products in the countries of Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.

Merritt joined Cummins Inc. USA in 2010 holding several Vice President positions within its Distribution Business Units including general management, sales, marketing, strategy, product development, and business development roles. Merritt specializes in OEM engine, power generation, mining, marine, and aftermarket parts and service markets. Prior to Cummins, Merritt was an executive with an independent Cummins distributor in the USA and led several parts and engine related initiatives for Navistar Inc.

At Navistar, he led the Global Parts Business group, developed commercial channels and dealers, set up military and defense sustainment programs, and led the Blue Diamond Parts joint venture with Ford Motor Company.

Merritt and his family are from Indiana, USA. He holds a Microbiology degree from Indiana University and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

Vorapot Inchuto

General Manager, Cummins DKSH (Thailand) Ltd.

Vorapot is the General Manager for Cummins DKSH (Thailand) Ltd, CDT overseeing the Company’s daily operations and ensuring that we meet our customer, community, financial and operating commitments.

Vorapot joined DKSH (Formally named Diethelm & Co) in 1994 in the Powergen sales department. In his more than 23-year tenure with Cummins DKSH he has held several other roles within the company including Sales Engineer, Product Manager and Sales & Marketing Manager. Currently resident in Bangkok.

Vorapot graduated Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from King Mongkut’s institute of Technology North Bangkok and Master of Business Administration from The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.

Ngoc Vinh Nguyen

General Manager, Cummins DKSH Vietnam LLC.

Ngoc Vinh Nguyen is the General Manager of Cummins DKSH Vietnam (CDV), a 50/50 Joint Venture between Cummins and DKSH with over 80 employees.

An experienced and professional business manager with a strong track record of business management, strategic planning, driving changes and delivering results. Multiple experiences and exposures in:
– Various industries: Electronics, Polymers and Plastics, Packaging, Crop Protection
– Various areas of responsibility: Production, R&D, Sales, Marketing, Product
Management, New Business Development, Business Management, Six Sigma, Project
– Various territories: Vietnam, Asia-Pacific, South Africa, Kenya, Russia, Israel. ASEAN

Tony Brown

General Manager, Cummins DKSH (Myanmar) Limited

Tony has been General Manager for the Cummins DKSH JV operations in Myanmar since January 2016. Overseeing the start-up of Myanmar operations for the Cummins JV which has seen the transition from a single customer-single market support operation to multi customer-multi market.

He first joined Cummins as Branch Manager progressing to Manager London Operations and then Regional Operations Manager. As ROM he was responsible for the 6 locations in his territory and under his leadership the Branches in West Thurrock and Iver were awarded UK Branch of the Year in 2007 and 2008 respectively.

Previous to Myanmar Tony spent 6 years in Nigeria as General Manager – Aftermarket leading a team of 235 employees.

Chief Tony was awarded Nigerian Chieftaincy status, Atunluse Of EJC (Restorer of the Community) after managing the Cummins sponsored CIT Project at Eko Junior College in October 2015.