Jim Callahan is the global Director of Sales & Support for Underground Mining at Caterpillar Inc.

Skills and Experience

Jim has been an employee of Caterpillar Inc. for over 24 years.  The bulk of his career at Caterpillar has been in the mining industry with responsibilities and experience spanning from Engineering, product development, research and development, manufacturing, supply chain, dealer development, mergers & acquisitions, marketing & sales, technical support, training and mobile equipment consulting.  He has governed on the board of directors for Caterpillar Holdings Australia Pty Ltd as well as several wholly owned subsidiaries since 2015.


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mech) with Honours from the University of Melbourne
  • Affiliate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors