Bradley Morton appointed to lead Eaton's Aerospace business


IRVINE, California ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) announced today that Bradley Morton has been appointed to lead Eaton's Aerospace business. Morton will report to Craig Arnold, senior vice president and group executive for Eaton's Fluid Power segment. He replaces Steve Eisenberg, who retired from Eaton.

In his new role, Morton will be responsible for Eaton's global Aerospace business -- which includes fluid conveyance, sensors and controls, hydraulic power and actuation systems -- as operations vice president.

"Our Aerospace operation is a strong franchise that has a clear vision to become the most admired company in its market," said Arnold. "While leading our Fluid Systems Division, Brad has proven that he has what it takes to make this vision a reality. I'm confident that under his guidance, the business will continue to focus on the needs of our customers," added Arnold.

Morton joined Eaton Aerospace in August of 2002 as the vice president and general manager for Aerospace Fluid Systems.

Prior to joining Eaton, Morton served as vice president and general manager for Honeywell, Advanced Circuits in Minnesota. He began his career with AlliedSignal Aerospace in 1981, and held a series of progressively responsible positions in general management, business development, marketing/sales and program management for its landing systems and environmental control systems businesses. He also held positions in project engineering with Rexnord and Textron.

Morton holds a master of business administration from Indiana University, and a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering technology from Purdue University. He also completed post-graduate studies at the American Graduate School of International Management and in engineering systems integration at Notre Dame.

Eaton is a global diversified industrial manufacturer with 2002 sales of $7.2 billion that is a leader in fluid power systems; electrical power quality, distribution and control; automotive engine air management and fuel economy; and intelligent truck systems for fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 51,000 employees and sells products in more than 50 countries.



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