Eaton Corp., Cleveland, named Steve Boccadoro as its senior vice president of sales and marketing, effective Aug. 15. He joined the company in 1987 from Peat Marwick where he was an audit manager. Since joining Eaton, Boccadoro has held positions of successively greater responsibility in both Canada and the U.S., including controller, plant manager, marketing manager, and, most recently, vice president and general manager - Canada. In his new role, Boccadoro will report to Sandy Cutler, Eaton chairman and chief executive officer, and will be based at Eaton's world headquarters in Cleveland.
"Steve brings great experience in managing large sales and marketing organizations and working with some of Eaton's largest channel partners," Cutler said. "We are looking forward to having Steve join the senior leadership team."
Boccadoro holds a bachelor's degree in commerce from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, and is a professional chartered accountant. He succeeds Jeffery M. Krakowiak who has been named vice president and general manager -- Canada for its Electrical Sector Americas Region, effective Aug. 15.