Date

June 17, 2008

Eaton Names Lisa Sutton Senior Counsel - Environmental, Health And Safety

CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Lisa Sutton has been named senior counsel - Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS). In this role, she will have responsibility for the EHS legal function.

"Protecting the safety of our employees and preserving our environment rank among Eaton's highest priorities. In leading the EHS legal function, Sutton will provide guidance in this rapidly changing legal landscape," said Mark M. McGuire, Eaton executive vice president and general counsel. "Sutton's EHS experience and expertise, her legal talents and her leadership capabilities are tremendous assets."

Sutton joined Eaton in 1998 as a corporate attorney, was promoted to senior attorney in 2003 and to her current position as counsel, with EHS and aerospace responsibilities, in 2007.

Before joining Eaton, Sutton served as a lawyer with the law firm of Squire, Sanders and Dempsey in Cleveland. She holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Miami University and a juris doctorate degree from Case Western Reserve University, both in Ohio.


Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2007 sales of $13 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 81,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.

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Kelly Jasko
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