Date: July 23, 2007
Hydraulics Names Russoniello Power Products General Manager
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. … Ruppert Russoniello has been named general manager of the Power Products Division, Hydraulics Operations, effective August 1. Russoniello will report to William VanArsdale, vice president and president - Hydraulics Operations. He will be located in Eden Prairie, Minn, and succeeds Scott Deakin, who left the company.
“Ruppert has a strong track record of financial and operational results as well as new product introductions,” said VanArsdale. “We look forward to his leadership in driving strategic and growth objectives throughout the Power Division.”
Since joining Eaton in 1994, Russoniello has held roles of increasing responsibility in sales, product management and marketing in the Electrical Group. Most recently, he was the business unit manager of the Electrical Group’s Industrial Controls Division. Prior to joining Eaton, he was an engineer and product manager with Westinghouse’s Distribution and Control Business Unit. Russoniello holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.
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 http://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 62,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com