Eaton Corp. (Cleveland, OH) announced the appointment of Thomas Gross to the newly created position of Vice President, Eaton Business System, effective January 6, 2003. Gross will refine and further deploy the Eaton Business System throughout the company to support Eaton's integrated operating company business model. He will report to Alexander Cutler, Eaton Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and will be located in Cleveland.
"The Eaton Business System is critical to our success and I am extremely pleased that Tom has joined Eaton in this champion role," said Cutler. "His strong and diverse background is well suited to help us ensure that the Eaton Business System continues to evolve into a powerful, holistic system for running our business."