Mark Yocum is the Corporate Human Resources Manager for Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria, Illinois. In addition to managing the global Human Resources policies, processes and compliance for Caterpillar, Mark has HR oversight for the Human Services Division. This team is responsible for workforce planning, priority candidate placement, government compliance, performance management and HR policy communications for Caterpillar and the Division.
Mark joined Caterpillar in 1998 and has held a diverse variety of positions including Finance/Investor Relations Analyst, Compliance & Controls Manager, 6 Sigma Black Belt and Divisional Human Resources Manager. In 2006, Mark assumed Caterpillars first Asia Pacific Regional Compensation and Benefits manager role, located in Beijing, China. Mark has been in his current role since July 2011.
Mark has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in business administration from Illinois State University.