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Uday Yadav named electrical sector head

Published: 24 June 2019 - Carly Wills

Power management company Eaton has announced that Uday Yadav has been named president and chief operating officer of the electrical sector, effective from 1 July 2019.

In this role, he will also have corporate responsibility for the EMEA region and will report to Eaton’s chairman and chief executive officer, Craig Arnold.

“Uday is a talented leader that sets high standards for himself and his team,” said Arnold. “His solid track record of delivering results and diverse global experiences make him well-suited to lead our electrical team into the future.”

Yadav most recently served as president and chief operating officer of the industrial sector. Prior to this role, he was president of the aerospace group, executive vice president of the Eaton business system, president of the Asia-Pacific region for the hydraulics group, vice president of supply chain for the fluid power group, general manager and director of the global hose division, and held several positions in the automotive group.

Prior to joining Eaton in 1999, Yadav worked for Lucas Engineering and Systems and Aeroquip Vickers. Yadav holds a double degree with honours in engineering and business from Nottingham Trent University.

Heath Monesmith, currently Eaton’s executive vice president and general counsel, will succeed Yadav as president and chief operating officer of the industrial sector.

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