Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced Trent Meyerhoefer has been appointed senior vice president, Treasury, effective August 1, 2012. Meyerhoefer will report to Richard H. Fearon, Eaton vice chairman and chief financial and planning officer, and will be responsible for treasury activities, including capital market and foreign exchange transactions, insurance and cash management.
“Trent has broad experience in treasury and has been instrumental in executing the financing strategies we have used to fund Eaton’s growth over the last five years,” said Fearon. “I am confident he will do an exceptional job in his new role leading our treasury team.”
Most recently Meyerhoefer served as vice president and assistant treasurer, Global Treasury. Meyerhoefer joined Eaton in 1995 as a corporate development manager and has held positions of increasing responsibility since then, including manager of strategic planning; director of business development, Electrical Sector; director of corporate planning; and director of capital markets. Prior to joining Eaton, he worked for Anderson Consulting.
Meyerhoefer holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Albion College in Michigan and a master’s degree in business administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with more than 100 years of experience providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. With 2011 sales of $16.0 billion, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components, systems and services 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 73,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.