… Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced that Uday Yadav has been named executive vice president – Eaton Business System (EBS). Yadav will be located at the company's headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, and will report to Eaton's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alexander M. Cutler. Yadav succeeds Rich Holder, who has been named president – Electrical Components in the company's Electrical – Americas organization.
In this role, Yadav will be responsible for the processes that support Eaton's integrated operating system, known as the Eaton Business System. In addition, he will have responsibility for the company's Lean manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain Management, Environmental, Health and Safety, and Flight Operations functions.
"Uday has a proven track record and the business, functional and global experience to succeed in this key leadership role. I am looking forward to working with him," said Alexander M. Cutler, Eaton chairman and chief executive officer. “I also want to thank Rich Holder for his contributions in the EBS role.”
Most recently, Yadav was senior vice president and general manager – Hydraulics, Asia Pacific. He joined Eaton in 1994 and has held the roles of vice president – Supply Chain Management for the Fluid Power Group, director and general manager of Eaton’s Global Hose Division, local managing director for Eaton in India, as well as leadership positions in the Automotive Fluid Connectors business and the former Aeroquip's European Operations. Prior to joining Eaton, he worked with Lucas Engineering and Systems in the U.K. Yadav holds a double degree with honors in engineering and business from Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.
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.