Eaton Names Kenneth D. Narod Segment Director – U.S. Government

Date: January 12, 2010

CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Kenneth D. Narod has been named to the new position of segment director – U.S. Government, effective March 1. Narod will report to Jeffrey M. Krakowiak, Eaton's senior vice president – Sales and Marketing.

In this role, Narod will work directly with sales and marketing leaders in Eaton’s electrical, hydraulics, and vehicle businesses to develop a coordinated approach to growing sales with the U.S. government in these areas. He will be located at Eaton's sales and solutions facility in Columbia, Maryland.

“Ken's experience managing marketing efforts for the Electrical Sector's wholesale/retail, utility and construction markets, and Federal Government Sales and Solutions group will serve him well in his new assignment," Krakowiak said.

Throughout his 31-year tenure with Eaton, Narod has held numerous sales leadership positions and currently serves as vice president – Channel for the Electrical Sector's Americas Region.

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.

Kelly Jasko
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