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Jean Savage

Chief Executive Officer and President, Trinity Industries

Jean Savage was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of Trinity Industries in February 2020. She has served as a member of Trinity’s Board of Directors since November 2018.
Ms. Savage is a member of the WestRock Board of Directors, National Association of Manufacturers Board of Directors, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Board of Trustees, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Board of Directors, Dallas Regional Chamber Board of Directors, Dallas Citizens Council, and SMU Rowling Center Advisory Board. She also serves on the Texas A&M University Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology (MMT) External Advisory Committee.

Jean most recently spent 17 years at Caterpillar Inc. in a variety of senior leadership positions. Most recently, she served as Vice President of the Surface Mining & Technology division of Caterpillar Inc., a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. In this role, Jean oversaw the division’s end-to-end value chain, ensuring a customer-centric approach in product design, development, operations, and sales. She was also responsible for Caterpillar’s Sales, Marketing, and Technology groups, which covered all products in Caterpillar’s Resource Industries Group, serving the mining sector.

Prior to joining Caterpillar, Jean worked in a variety of operations and engineering positions in her 14 years at Parker Hannifin Corporation, a leader in motion and control technologies and systems.
Jean began her career spending nine years as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army Reserves.

She has a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Dayton. Jean is also a member of the Society of Women Engineers.

While she has achieved many accomplishments, Jean is most proud of her two sons and their families. She enjoys time outdoors, traveling, and reading.

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