Perkins Engines promotes David Nicoll, Jason Kern

Meeting line on the joint Caterpillar and Perkins engine plant in Seguin, Texas.

Perkins Engine has named David Nicoll product supervisor of its Industrial Massive Engine division, and positioned Jason Kern in Nicoll’s former place as advertising and channel improvement director.


In his new place, Nicoll will lead international technique, product introductions and lifecycle administration for industrial 9.3 to 18-liter engines manufactured by the Caterpillar subsidiary in Mossville, Illinois.

Nicoll’s Caterpillar profession has included a number of roles in distribution, machine and engines. He additionally serves as a frontrunner with a number of skilled organizations, together with the Affiliation of Tools Producers Parts Committee.


Succeeding Nicoll, Kern will likely be liable for execution of world advertising and rental methods and main the Perkins Distributor Excellence program. Kern involves the place after serving as massive hydraulic excavator international development supervisor.  His earlier Caterpillar positions embrace advertising supervisor in Aurora, business supervisor in Grenoble, France, and the Americas regional product supervisor. He will likely be positioned at Caterpillar’s Seguin engine facility.