CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Gerard DeVito has been named director – Engineering, for the Vehicle Group’s Hybrid Power Systems Division. He reports to Dimitri Kazarinoff, vice president and general manager – Hybrid Power Systems Division, and will continue to be located in Galesburg, Michigan.
In this new role, DeVito will be responsible for directing all aspects of Eaton’s Hybrid global engineering initiatives including design, development and leading worldwide engineering activities.
DeVito joined Eaton in 1986 and has held positions of increasing responsibility within the engineering, product planning, and sales and marketing organizations. Most recently, he was director – Global Engineering Centers of Excellence, for the Vehicle Group. Prior to that he was director – Engineering, for the Truck organization’s Heavy Duty Transmissions Division.
DeVito holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Western Michigan University.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 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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