Eaton Names Safford Hazen Vice President of Sales, North America, Crouse-Hinds

Date: June 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH, PA — Power management company Eaton today announced Safford Hazen has been named vice president of Sales, North America, for its Crouse-Hinds Division. Hazen will be responsible for leading and managing the division’s North American sales organization while developing and executing operating plans to support the organization’s business and financial goals. He will also continue to foster collaboration across all other Eaton electrical divisions’ commercial efforts. 

“Safford’s wealth of knowledge surrounding our North American customers and channel partners will position him to drive accountability and success in this new assignment,” said Scott Hearn, president, Crouse-Hinds Division, Eaton. “I am confident his leadership and extensive experience will drive growth, efficiency and productivity across the region.”

Hazen will be reporting to Hearn and located in Syracuse, New York. 

Prior to this role, Hazen was the Gulf Coast regional vice president of Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Division. Previously, he served as the Gulf Coast regional industrial manager with Summit Electric Supply in Houston and was the region channel director for the Gulf Coast with Eaton. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics/economics from the State University of New York, Potsdam, New York. 

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 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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