Eaton taps new director to lead hybrid division

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Eaton Corporation has named Gerard DeVito as director of engineering for the vehicle group’s hybrid power systems division. He will report to Dimitri Kazarinoff, vice-president and general manager of the same 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.

DeVito joined Eaton in 1986 and has held positions of increasing responsibility within the engineering, product planning, and sales and marketing organizations, according to company officials. Most recently, he was director of global engineering centers of excellence, for the vehicle group. Prior to that, he was director of engineering for the truck organization’s heavy-duty transmissions division.

DeVito holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Western Michigan University.

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