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Eaton’s Molly Murphy receives electrical industry Trailblazer award

June 26, 2019

PITTSBURGH, PA … Power management company Eaton recently announced Molly Murphy, senior vice president, Sales, North America, was named the 2019 Women in Industry Trailblazer by the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED). Murphy was recognized for her long-standing support and mentoring of women in the electrical industry. 

“I care deeply about the electrical industry and the people driving the energy transformation. We are at the heart of what makes our homes, communities, hospitals and infrastructure work—playing an essential role in pushing forward into sustainability,” said Murphy. “There is more room for women at the top, and I want to help make that happen. This award is an important recognition and reminder to continue to build a vibrant ecosystem to propel and sustain a diverse workforce, and I’m honored to receive it.”

Since 2018, Murphy has led Eaton’s North American Sales organization for its electrical business. She has more than two decades of experience in sales, marketing and training roles in the electrical industry. 

Murphy received her award at the Women in Industry Forum, which took place June 25 through 27 at the Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville. The event provides a mentoring environment that fosters education, personal growth and relationships among women across the electrical distribution industry.

Eaton's Molly Murphy

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. 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 100,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.

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