Eaton’s Electrical sector announces new Appointments to its EMEA Leadership Team

Eaton today announced changes and new appointments to the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) leadership team of its Electrical Sector business.

Enzo Strappazzon has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager of the newly-formed Industrial Control and Protection Division. Strappazzon will be responsible for driving the strategic growth of this new division which will include the Industrial Control and Automation Division and Eaton’s Bussmann fuse business in EMEA.

Previously, Strappazzon was Vice President and General Manager for Eaton’s Bussmann and Power Systems Divisions as well as the Martek Power and Power Systems Businesses within Eaton’s EMEA Electrical Sector business.

Additionally, Mike Longman has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager of the newly-formed Power Quality and Electronics Division for EMEA. Longman will be responsible for driving the strategic growth of the business including completion of the integration of a number of legacy brands under the Bussmann banner, including Martek Power, Sefelec and Semelec. Most recently, Longman was Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Electrical Sector, based in Cleveland, Ohio.

Lastly, Cyrille Brisson has been named Vice President of Marketing for EMEA with responsibility for driving segment orientated campaigns, brand building and demand generation strategies across all product, service and solution offerings for Eaton’s Electrical Sector. Mostly recently, Brisson held the position of Vice President, Power Quality Division, Electrical EMEA.

Frank Campbell, President, Electrical Sector EMEA, said:

“Eaton has grown rapidly since 2000 as a result of 65 acquisitions, including the transformational $13 billion acquisition of Cooper Industries in 2012.”

“As part of the ongoing integration of the former Cooper businesses and to better meet customer requirements, we have formed the new business units – Industrial Control and Protection and Power Quality and Electronics. Furthermore, with a newly formed central marketing function under Cyrille’s leadership, we are making a significant investment to help build the Eaton brand in EMEA. I look forward to working with Enzo, Mike, Cyrille and the rest of my team to realize the company’s ambitious growth objectives in the region.”

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