Eaton Names Mark Schmidt Division Sales Manager for Aerospace Group’s Conveyance Systems Division
Date: September 24, 2010
IRVINE …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Mark Schmidt has been named Division Sales Manager for the Aerospace Group’s Conveyance Systems Division, effective Oct. 1. He will report to Dave Crivelli, Director of Sales – Customer Solutions and Services, and will be based at CSD headquarters in Jackson, Mich.
“Mark’s proven leadership skills and industry knowledge will be key assets to the Conveyance sales team as they work to drive intake and growth,” said Andy Weeks, Vice President and General Manager, Conveyance Systems Division. “Mark will focus on increasing our level of customer intimacy, developing a deeper understanding of our market dynamics, supporting the development and execution of the CSD strategic plan, and driving continuous process improvements.”
Under Schmidt’s leadership, the CSD sales team will pursue a new organizational approach by combining resources with the Product Line Management organization. Their goal is to focus resources around strategic products and segments, including Hydraulic and Fuel Conveyance, Engine Systems and Components, Pneumatic Systems and Components, Ground Fueling, and Aftermarket.
Schmidt, a former Business Development Manager for Aeroquip Aerospace, has 27 years of experience in the aerospace industry and previously served as Marketing Manager for Customer Solutions and Services for Eaton’s Aerospace Group. He has also served as Manager of New Product Development, Product Manager, Business Unit Manager, and Product Sales Engineer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in aircraft engineering technology from Western Michigan University.
In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health 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 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. For more information, visit .