August 1, 2008
CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Barbara Prescott has been named senior manager – Global Ethics and Financial Integrity. Prescott will continue to be based at Eaton’s World Headquarters in Cleveland.
In her new role, Prescott will be responsible for the management of Eaton's confidential ethical, legal and financial integrity reporting program. She most recently served as senior manager – employee relations for Eaton’s Automotive Group. Prior to that, she held numerous roles throughout the organization.
Prescott holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and a master’s degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University in New York. She expects to receive her juris doctorate degree from Cleveland State University in December 2008.
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.