Date

August 20, 2008

Eaton Corporation Names Mihai Dorobantu Engineering Manager – Truck Group Technology Team

SOUTHFIELD, Mich … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Mihai (Mike) Dorobantu has been named engineering manager – Truck Group technology team. He will be located in Southfield, Mich.

In this role, Dorobantu will be responsible for all aspects of truck technology engineering, including providing technical, program, and strategic direction to the engineering community, supporting growth with new business opportunities, and ensuring that product support, future product development and technical support needs for customers are satisfied.

"Mihai’s extensive strategic and technical experience and knowledge will be a valuable asset to the technology team," said Tom Stover, vice president, Technology for Eaton’s Truck business. “We’re pleased to have him join our team.”

Dorobantu joined Eaton in 2005 as the technology manager for Controls, Systems & Solutions at its Innovation Center in Eden Prairie, Minn. Prior to joining Eaton, Dorobantu held several roles for United Technologies including program leader in the Fire and Security program office, and group leader of systems analysis, controls and embedded systems.

Dorobantu earned a doctorate and Licentiate in applied math from the Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University in Stockholm, Sweden. He also holds a Master of Science in mathematics from the University of Bucharest in Bucharest, Romania.

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. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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Don Alles
(256) 342-3311 DonAlles1@Eaton.com