Eaton Names Astrid Mozes as President - Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Hydraulics Group

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Astrid Mozes has been named president - Europe, the Middle East and Africa for the Hydraulics Group effective January 2011. A search to find a successor for Mozes as senior vice president and general manager - Power and Motion Control Division is underway. Mozes will report to William R. VanArsdale, president of Eaton's Hydraulics Group and will relocate to Morges, Switzerland. She will oversee the group's sales, marketing and operations infrastructure in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. "Astrid's experience will be a great asset as she works to strengthen our capabilities and position in this important region," VanArsdale said. Before serving as senior vice president and general manager - Power and Motion Control division, Mozes was vice president and general manager - Controls Division and manager - Business Development, Hydraulics Group. Mozes holds bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Eaton's Hydraulics Group is a segment of the company's Industrial Sector. The business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Mobile and industrial markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, earthmoving, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, automotive, power generation, port machinery and entertainment. Eaton's Hydraulics Group provides customer-driven solutions under product names such as Aeroquip®, Boston®, Char-Lynn®, Eaton®, Hydrokraft®, Hydrowa®, Hydro-Line®, Integrated Hydraulics®, Synflex®, Vickers®, Walterscheid(TM), and Weatherhead®. For more information, visit Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 billion. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit Contact
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