Washington, D.C. 20549

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report
(Date of earliest
event reported): January 10, 2019

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other
jurisdiction of
(Commission File
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

  500 Jackson Street P.O. Box 3005 Columbus, IN  47202-3005 
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

           (812) 377-5000          
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 10, 2019, Cummins Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing that Patrick J. Ward, the Company's Vice President – Chief Financial Officer since 2008, announced his retirement from the Company, effective on March 31, 2019.

Mark A. Smith, age 51, the Company's Vice President – Financial Operations since 2016, will become the Company's Vice President – Chief Financial Officer on March 31, 2019.  Prior to 2016, Mr. Smith served as the Company's Vice President – Investor Relations and Business Planning and Analysis from 2014 to 2016 and the Company's Executive Director – Investor Relations from 2011 to 2014.

In connection with his appointment, Mr. Smith's base salary will be increased to $710,000 and his target annual bonus will be increased to 90% of base salary, in each case effective as of March 1, 2019.  Mr. Smith is expected to receive a long-term incentive award in 2019 as part of the Company's annual grant cycle and to continue to participate in the Company's compensation programs for its executive officers, which are described in the Company's Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed on March 26, 2018 and incorporated by reference herein.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On January 10, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the retirement of Mr. Ward and the appointment of Mr. Smith.  A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) Not applicable.

(b) Not applicable.

(c) Not applicable.

(d) Exhibits.  The following exhibit is being furnished herewith.

Exhibit No.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:  January 11, 2019                                                         By:       /s/ Mark J. Sifferlen 
      Mark J. Sifferlen
      Corporate Secretary