Date: December 18, 2007
Eaton Strengthens Truck Group Leadership Team
KALAMAZOO, Mich … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has announced three leadership appointments in the company’s Truck Group intended to help accelerate growth opportunities in new technologies and expanding global markets.
Dave Bennett has been named vice president and general manager for the Truck Group’s new Asia-Pacific division, where he will be responsible for all operations and growth initiatives. The division includes newly opened facilities in Wuxi, China, and Ranjangaon-Pune, India, and existing operations in Australia and New Zealand. Bennett had most recently been general manager Light- and Medium-Duty Transmission Division for Europe and Asia.
Dimitri Kazarinoff will fill the newly established role of general manager for emerging technologies and business development. He will have responsibility for the commercialization of the Truck Group's emerging technology platforms, specifically the Hybrid Power business unit and Aftertreatment technology program. Kazarinoff joined Eaton in 2003 as director of Marketing and served most recently as the director of Engineering for the Heavy-Duty Transmission Division.
John Coll will move into the Truck Group's newly established role of vice president sales. Coll will be responsible for advancing all truck-related global sales and service strategies. Coll had been general manager for the Truck Group's Aftermarket and Vehicle Solutions Division since 2003.
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 63,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 140 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.