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Eaton Appoints Staci Kroon Executive Vice President, Eaton Business System; Nanda Kumar Named President of Aerospace Group

August 27, 2015
By Business Wire News


Power management company Eaton today announced Staci L. Kroon has been named executive vice president, Eaton Business System, effective Sept. 1. She will report to Craig Arnold, Eaton president and chief operating officer. Kroon succeeds Nanda Kumar, who has been named president of Eaton’s Aerospace Group, effective Sept. 1. He will report to Uday Yadav, chief operating officer, Industrial Sector.

“Staci is a talented leader with a strong track record of accomplishment,” Arnold said. “She also has a deep understanding of Eaton and what we require from our operational and functional teams. This is the exact combination of skill and experience needed to extend and accelerate the impact of the Eaton Business System.”

Kroon has been president of the Automotive business in North America since 2013. She joined Eaton in 1996 and had numerous business, manufacturing and plant management positions including the roles of general manager of the Heavy Duty Transmission business in North America, director of Business Development, business unit manager and manufacturing operations manager for Eaton’s automotive business.

“Nanda is well positioned to lead our Aerospace business during the next phase of its development,” said Yadav. “I am confident our Aerospace business will benefit from his recent success in the Eaton Business System role, his wealth of global experience and his strong track record of delivering results.

Kumar joined Eaton in 1990 and held positions of increasing responsibility in the automotive business, including vice president and general manager for the specialty controls and valve actuation businesses and president, Europe, Middle East and Africa, for the Vehicle Group. Prior to joining Eaton, Kumar worked for the Robert Bosch Corporation.

Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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