Barrie Named Eaton Vice President, Corporate Development


Eaton announced that David S. Barrie has been named vice president, corporate development reporting to Ken D. Semelsberger, vice president, corporate development and treasury. In this capacity Barrie will be responsible for...

...Eaton's acquisition, divestiture and joint venture activities.

Barrie joined Eaton in 1997 as associate director, corporate development. In 2000, he was named corporate vice president of Asia/Pacific, and in 2002, vice president, Hydraulics, Asia/Pacific. Barrie most recently served as vice president, legal and business development, Fluid Power. Prior to joining Eaton, Barrie spent 13 years with Aeroquip Vickers, Inc. in various legal and business development positions. Barrie holds a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from Kenyon College in Ohio and a Juris Doctor degree from Cornell University in New York.

Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2005 sales of $11.1 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 60,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries.

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