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Eaton names Tim Darkes president, Corporate and Electrical Sector, EMEA

April 1, 2019

MORGES, SWITZERLAND … Power management company Eaton today announced that
Tim Darkes has been named president, Corporate and Electrical Sector, for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He succeeds Frank Campbell, who has retired on March 31, 2019.. 

Darkes joined Eaton in 2017 as senior vice president and general manager of the Power Quality, Emerging Markets and Electronics Division, EMEA. During the prior 12 years, Darkes held several senior general management roles at Honeywell, most recently as president of its global Environmental and Energy Solutions business. He joined Honeywell through the acquisition of Novar PLC in 2005, where he was responsible for the fire, security and building management systems Product Division in the UK and international markets.

Darkes holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is also a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

Over the past few months, Campbell and Darkes have been collaborating closely to ensure a smooth leadership transition.

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 Eaton.com.

Contact (for journalist enquiries)

Jonathan Hart,
Head of Corporate Communication EMEA,
JonathanHart@eaton.com,
tel: +41 21 823 47 15

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Tim Darkes, president, Corporate and Electrical Sector, EMEA