Eaton puts new face behind hybrid initiatives

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Hybrid systems for trucks are starting to become more common and Eaton Corporation has a new director in moving those initiatives forward.

Gerard DeVito has been named director of engineering for the company’s Vehicle Group’s Hybrid Power Systems Division. He will report to Dimitri Kazarinoff, vice-president and general manager of the Hybrid Power Systems Division, and will continue to be located in Galesburg, Mich.

In this new role, DeVito will be responsible for directing all aspects of Eaton’s Hybrid global engineering initiatives including design, development and leading worldwide engineering activities.

Gerard DeVito

DeVito joined Eaton in 1986 and has held positions of increasing responsibility within the engineering, product planning, and sales and marketing organizations. Most recently, he was director of the Global Engineering Centers of Excellence for the Vehicle Group.

Earlier this year

, Eaton’s hybrid systems reached 30 million miles of service throughout the world.

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