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Eaton names Kerry Tingley vice president and general manager, Industrial Controls Division, Electrical Sector

February 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH, PA … Power management company Eaton announced today that Kerry Tingley has been named vice president and general manager of its Industrial Controls Division, effective March 1. She will be responsible for leading Eaton’s strategic growth and new product development initiatives for industrial control solutions used by machine builders, commercial and industrial customers.

“The leadership experience and strong commercial background that Kerry brings to her new role will help drive drive growth and build on our expansive control solutions for industrial markets,” said Ruppert Russoniello, president, Controls and Protections Division, Eaton. 

Tingley will be based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin and will report to Russoniello.

Tingley was most recently marketing director for Eaton’s Power Reliability Division, Electrical Sector. She was named to the role in 2015 and has more than two decades of experience leading marketing, engineering and sales roles at Eaton. Kerry holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from Clarkson University and a master’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in international business from Marquette University.

Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges. 

Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. Its energy-efficient solutions help customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, safely and sustainably. The company is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton employs 99,000 people worldwide, and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit