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Revathi Advaithi named president of Eaton's Electrical Sector, Americas Region

Feb. 28, 2012
Eaton Corp. (Cleveland): Revathi Advaithi has been promoted to president – Electrical Sector, Americas Region. Effective April 1, Advaithi will be responsible for the company's electrical business in North, South and Central America. She will oversee ...
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[/caption]Eaton Corp. (Cleveland): Revathi Advaithi has been promoted to president – Electrical Sector, Americas Region. Effective April 1, Advaithi will be responsible for the company's electrical business in North, South and Central America. She will oversee manufacturing operations, sales, marketing, technology and product development for 12 divisions and $4.2 billion in revenues.

Advaithi joined Eaton in 1995 in the company's Global Leadership Development program as a manufacturing supervisor at the hydraulics facility in Shawnee, Okla., and has held several senior management posts for the company since then, including V.P. and general manager for the Electrical Components Division, and president, Asia Pacific, Electrical Sector, based in Shanghai. She was also a senior executive with Honeywell for several years. Advaithi has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India, and a master of business administration in international business from Thunderbird – Garvin School of International Business in Glendale, Arizona.