Date: April 4, 2007
Eaton Names Jeff Krakowiak Vice President - Corporate Sales And Marketing
CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) announced today that Jeff Krakowiak has been named vice president - Sales and Marketing. Krakowiak will work with Eaton’s senior operating managers to leverage the enterprise’s capabilities and products to deliver long-term growth across all operations. He will be located at the company’s world headquarters in Cleveland.
“Jeff’s experience will help us capitalize on global market opportunities and drive functional excellence in all of Eaton’s sales and marketing organizations,” said Randy Carson, Eaton senior vice president and president – Electrical Group.
Krakowiak most recently served as the director of sales for the Ford account, worldwide, as part of Eaton’s Automotive Group. He joined Eaton in 2005 from Visteon, where he was the sales director for Ford commercial sales. Prior to Visteon, he worked for Ford Motor Company as a product design engineer.
Krakowiak holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan. He also holds a master’s of science in mechanical engineering from Purdue University in Indiana.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2006 sales of $12.4 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 60,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries.