Eaton Adds To Truck Group Leadership

Posted on December 20, 2007

Eaton Corp. has announced three leadership appointments in the company’s Truck Group. Dave Bennett has been named vice president and general manager for the Truck Group’s new Asia-Pacific division, where he will be responsible for all operations and growth initiatives. The division includes newly opened facilities in Wuxi, China, and Ranjangaon-Pune, India, as well as existing operations in Australia and New Zealand. Bennett had most recently been general manager Light- and Medium-Duty Transmission Division for Europe and Asia.

Dimitri Kazarinoff will fill the newly established role of general manager for emerging technologies and business development. He will have responsibility for the commercialization of the Truck Group's emerging technology platforms, specifically the Hybrid Power business unit and Aftertreatment technology program. Kazarinoff joined Eaton in 2003 as director of Marketing and served most recently as the director of Engineering for the Heavy-Duty Transmission Division.

John Coll will move into the Truck Group's newly established role of vice president sales. Coll will be responsible for advancing all truck-related global sales and service strategies. Coll had been general manager for the Truck Group's Aftermarket and Vehicle Solutions Division since 2003.