National Advisory Council

Frank J. Crespo

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2003

Spouse:

Shelly B. Crespo

Employment:

Job Title: Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer
Company: Caterpillar Inc.
Location: Illinois, United States

Expertise:

  • supply chain

Biography:

Frank Crespo is vice president and chief procurement officer of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for the Global Purchasing Division. He has responsibility for leading Caterpillar’s global procurement strategy and the company’s relationship with its supply base. Frank joined Caterpillar in August 2010 from Honeywell International Inc., where he was vice president and chief procurement officer. Frank has more than twenty years of high-tech industry and military procurement and business experience. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and his MBA from Harvard Business School.