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Eaton’s Brian Brickhouse takes charge for Americas electrical sector


August 26, 2019
By Peter Saunders
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Aug. 26, 2019 – Eaton has promoted Brian Brickhouse to president for the electrical sector across the Americas. He reports to Uday Yadav, president and chief operating officer (COO) for the electrical sector.

Brickhouse has 30 years’ industry-specific experience. He most recently served as president of Eaton’s electrical systems and services group. Previously, he was president for the electrical sector in the Asia-Pacific region (APAC). In his new role, he will oversee all sales, manufacturing, marketing, product development and innovation for the company’s electrical business across North, Central and South America.

Eaton has also promoted Scott Hearn to global president for its Crouse-Hinds and B-Line businesses, which design technologies for harsh and hazardous settings, including commercial construction, industrial, oil, gas and mining environments. He too reports to Yadav.