Power management company Eaton recently announced the promotion of two long-time business executives with deep electrical industry expertise. Eaton named Brian Brickhouse president of the Electrical Sector, Americas region and Scott Hearn president of the global Crouse-Hinds and B-Line organization. Both Brickhouse and Hearn report to Uday Yadav, president and chief operating officer, Eaton’s Electrical Sector.
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In his new role, Brickhouse is responsible for Eaton’s electrical business across North, South and Central America. He oversees overall sales, manufacturing operations, marketing, innovation and product development in the region.
“Brian is a seasoned leader with three decades of industry-specific experience and a strong track record of success. He has leadership and industry insight to further strengthen our strong electrical position in the Americas and play an important role on the Electrical Sector global leadership team,” said Uday Yadav, president and chief operating officer, Electrical Sector.
Brickhouse most recently served as president of Eaton’s Electrical Systems and Services Group where he led teams that provide industry-leading global solutions, deep application expertise and services for industrial, utility, data center, construction and machine building customers. Prior to this role, he was the president of Eaton’s Electrical Sector - Asia Pacific Region.
As president of Eaton’s global Crouse-Hinds and B-Line organization, Scott Hearn leads Eaton’s global team focused on structural solutions and technologies designed for harsh and hazardous areas applied in commercial construction, industrial, oil and gas, mining and industrial settings. He also has responsibility for Eaton’s Oil & Gas segment across Eaton’s Electrical portfolio.
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“Scott is a dynamic growth-oriented leader with deep domain experience and is a solid team player. His strong leadership qualities and track record have positioned him well to take on this expanded global role. I am confident that he will continue to strengthen our industry leadership position,” said Yadav.
Hearn most recently served as president, Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds division. He was previously president of Eaton’s Notification businesses.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 100,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.