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.