Thomas S. Gross

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Thomas S. Gross is vice chairman and chief operating officer – Electrical Sector.


In this role, he is responsible for the company’s global electrical business.


Gross joined Eaton in 2003 as vice president, Eaton Business System, and most recently served as president of the company’s power quality and controls business.


Prior to joining Eaton, Gross was group executive for Danaher Corporation’s Motion Control Business. He was also president of Danaher’s Fluke Business and group executive of the Electronic Test and Measurement Business.


Before joining Danaher, he was president and chief executive officer of Xycom Automation and worked for Rockwell Automation for 20 years.


Gross has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan.


He currently serves on the board of governors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association and Ideastream, Northeast Ohio’s public radio and television organization.