Date: June 27, 2007
Hydraulics Operations Names Uday Yadav To Lead Asia Pacific Region
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation recently named Uday Yadav vice president and general manager of the company’s Hydraulics Operations in the Asia Pacific region, effective July 1. Yadav will report to William VanArsdale, Eaton vice president and president-Hydraulics Operations and will be located in Shanghai, China.
In this role, Yadav will oversee the sales, marketing and operations infrastructure for the company’s Hydraulics Operations in the Asia Pacific region.
"Uday is a talented and versatile leader who brings significant global management experience to this position," said VanArsdale. "His knowledge of the Eaton Business System and his prior role leading Eaton's India Operations will serve us well. We look forward to his leadership as we execute our strategic and growth objectives in this important market."
Yadav joined Eaton in 1994 and most recently was vice president, Supply Chain Management, Fluid Power Group. In addition, he has led the Global Hose Division and Eaton’s Hydraulics Operations in India while also serving as Eaton country manager for India. Additionally, he held leadership positions in the Fluid Power Group's Automotive Fluid Connectors (AFCO) business and the former Aeroquip European Operations. Prior to joining Eaton, he worked with Lucas Engineering and Systems in the U.K. Yadav holds a double degree with honors in engineering and business from Nottingham Trent University in the U.K.
Eaton’s Hydraulics Operations is a business segment of Eaton’s Fluid Power Group. The business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Mobile and industrial markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, earthmoving, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, automotive, power generation, port machinery and entertainment. Eaton’s Hydraulics Operations provides customer-driven solutions under brand names such as Aeroquip®, Boston®, Char-Lynn®, Eaton®, Hydro-Line®, Vickers® and Weatherhead®. For more information, visit www.hydraulics.eaton.com.
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 61,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.