Eaton Names John Cherr Business Unit Manager – Engine, for Aerospace Group's Fuel Systems Division

Date: September 10, 2009

IRVINE, Calif. ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that John Cherr has been named business unit manager – Engine, for the Aerospace Group’s Fuel Systems Division. He reports to Frank Dubey, vice president and general manager – Fuel Systems Division, and is based in Euclid, Ohio.

“John’s extensive knowledge and prior experience in sales and marketing will be a valuable asset,” said Dubey. “We look forward to his leadership in helping us achieve our growth goals in this important aerospace market for Eaton.”

Cherr joined Eaton in 2007 with the Argo-Tech acquisition and most recently served as division sales manager for Engine products. Before joining Argo-Tech, Cherr held prior sales positions with Sermatech-Lehr and Forged Metals Inc. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Phoenix and a master’s degree in business administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; electric motors; aircraft flap and slat systems; fluid conveyance products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls; power and load management systems; pressure sensors and fluid debris monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2008 sales of $15.4 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and 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 approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.

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