Eaton names James McGill Electrical Sector president
By Renée Francoeur
August 28, 2015 – James McGill has been named president of Eaton’s Electrical Sector for the Americas region. McGill will report to Revathi Advaithi, who becomes Eaton’s chief operating officer of the same sector, effective Sept. 1, 2015.
McGill has headed the Electrical Products Group since December 2012 and was previously president of the Asia Pacific region for the Electrical Sector. He has also been executive vice-president and chief human resources officer for Eaton. Before that, he was executive vice-president of the Eaton Business System.
McGill joined Eaton in 1994 and began his professional career with Westinghouse Electric in 1977.