Eaton Corp. (Cleveland): Nanda Kumar has been named executive V.P., Eaton Business System (EBS), effective Aug. 1. Kumar will be located at the company's headquarters in Cleveland and will report to Eaton's chairman and CEO Sandy Cutler. Kumar succeeds Uday Yadav, who has been named president, Aerospace Group in the company's Industrial Sector. Kumar will be responsible for the processes that support Eaton's integrated operating system, known as the Eaton Business System. He will have responsibility for the company's manufacturing, quality, supply chain management, environment, health and safety and flight operations functions.
Most recently, Kumar was president, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for the Vehicle Group in the company's Industrial Sector. He holds a BA in mechanical engineering from Bangalore University in India, a MA in mechanical engineering from Wayne State University in Detroit, and an MBA in business administration from the University of Michigan.