Eaton names vice president for Latin America

CLEVELAND, OH... Eaton Corporation today announced the promotion of Eduardo G. Rosenberg to the new position of vice president--Latin America, effective July 1. He has been general manager, Truck Components Operations--Latin America.

As Eaton's senior corporate representative in Latin America, he will optimize the company's use of trade and investment opportunities available in the countries and trading blocs of the region. He also will be responsible for Eaton's contacts with Latin American governments and agencies, and for coordinating relationships with customers served by more than one Eaton business. Rosenberg will continue to be based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

In making the announcement, Alexander M. Cutler, President and Chief Operating Officer, said, "Eduardo Rosenberg's promotion is a direct reflection of Eaton's commitment to growth in Latin America. He will lead the corporation's efforts to expand its presence in the region by providing oversight, counsel and support to Eaton's operating units in developing existing and new business opportunities. We are confident that he will provide the leadership necessary to expand Eaton's involvement in the important Latin American marketplace."

Rosenberg joined Eaton in 1973 and had been in his prior position since 1980. His previous assignments include general manager of the axle plant in Pamplona, Spain, and general manager of the Transmission Division in Europe. Before joining Eaton, Rosenberg held various management positions with Chrysler Corporation in Europe, the United States and Latin America. He holds a master's degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of La Plata in Argentina.

Eaton Corporation is a global manufacturer of highly engineered products which serve vehicle, industrial, construction, commercial and aerospace markets. Principal products include truck transmissions and axles, engine components, hydraulic products, electrical power distribution and control equipment, ion implanters and a wide variety of controls. Headquartered in Cleveland, the company has 54,000 employees and 150 manufacturing sites in 24 countries around the world. Sales for 1995 were $6.8 billion.



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