Alexander M. Cutler is chairman and chief executive officer.
Cutler began his career with Cutler-Hammer in 1975 as a financial analyst. After Eaton acquired Cutler-Hammer, he held various positions before becoming Eaton’s President and chief operating officer in 1995, and assuming his current position in August 2000.
Cutler is a board member of DuPont, KeyCorp, the Greater Cleveland Partnership, United Way Services of Greater Cleveland, the Electrical Manufacturers Club and the Musical Arts Association. He also chairs the Corporate Governance Committee of the Business Roundtable and is a member of The Business Council.
Previously, he served as chairman of the Greater Cleveland Partnership, the United Way of Greater Cleveland, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, and the Visiting Committee of the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. He is a past co-chairman and co-founder of the Cleveland Commission on Economic Partnerships and Inclusion and has also served as president of the Yale Alumni Association of Cleveland.
He is a past member of the board of the Yale University Alumni Fund, the Yale University Development Board, the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, and the Loomis Chaffee School.
Cutler also served on the boards of the Cleveland Play House and the Museum of Natural History.
Cutler was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and graduated from the Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.