The National Mining Association, sponsor of MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016, today announced that Caterpillar Resource Industries Group President Denise Johnson will chair the world’s largest mining equipment exhibition. Johnson will lead the 2016 show, held September 26-28, at the Las Vegas, Nevada, Convention Center. “I’m honored and excited to chair such an expansive showcase of mining equipment, technology and expertise from around the world,” said Johnson. “MINExpo® 2016 is showcasing real technologies, advancements, innovations and solutions that will impact the bottom line of mining companies today – and into the future.” ohnson joined Caterpillar in 2011 and initially served as the general manager of Specialty Products within Caterpillar’s Reman & Components Division, where she had global responsibility for wear component products and facilities. She previously had a career with General Motors, where she built deep expertise in operations and product management.