Director Since: 2021
Committees: Governance and Nominating Committee
Career Highlights and Qualifications: Ms. Barner is currently Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary and Interim Chief Human Resources Officer of Cummins Inc., a global power train and power solutions leader. She previously served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from 2012 - March 2021.
Prior to joining Cummins, from 2009 - 2011, Ms. Barner served as Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, where she was responsible for patent and trademark operations. From 1996 - 2009, Ms. Barner practiced law at Foley & Lardner LLP where she held a number of leadership roles, including as a member of its Executive Management Committee, chair of its Intellectual Property Department, and chair of its Chicago Intellectual Property practice area.
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Attributes and Skills: With more than 30 years of experience, Ms. Barner is an international business leader and lawyer who has assisted public and privately held technology, automotive and life sciences companies in protecting and growing their businesses worldwide. Her legal background, intellectual property knowledge and recognized leadership bring valuable insight and perspectives to the Board.