Richard H. Fearon has served as Chief Financial and Planning Officer of Eaton since April 2002 and Vice-Chairman since January 2009. He is responsible for the accounting, control, corporate development, information systems, internal audit, investor relations, strategic planning, tax and treasury functions of Eaton. Prior to Eaton, Mr Fearon worked at several large diversified companies, including Transamerica Corporation, NatSteel Limited and The Walt Disney Company. He is the lead director for PolyOne Corporation and a director of Crown Holdings, Inc. He also serves on the boards of The Cleveland Museum of Art and Manufacturers Alliance, a trade organisation of leading manufacturing companies. Director since 2015.