Eaton Names Joe-Tao Zhou President – Asia Pacific for the Aerospace Group
Date: October 12, 2010
CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Joe-Tao Zhou has been named president - Asia Pacific for the company’s Aerospace Group, effective October 1. In his new role, Zhou will report to Bradley J. Morton, president - Aerospace Group, and will continue to be based in Shanghai, China. A search for Zhou’s successor in his current role as country president – China has begun.
“Joe’s success leading Eaton’s corporate activities in China and his prior leadership experience in Asia Pacific position him well to take on this regional role for the Aerospace Group,” said Morton. “His experience and understanding of the region will be extremely valuable to us as we respond to unprecedented growth in the aerospace market and execute our strategic objectives in this region.
Zhou joined Eaton in 2008 as country president - China. Prior to joining Eaton, Zhou worked for Alcatel Lucent where he last served as executive vice president of its China organization. He holds a bachelor's degree in automation control engineering from Beijing University of Aerospace Technology in China and a postgraduate diploma in business administration from Queensland University of Technology in Australia.
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.