Power management company Eaton today announced that Paulo Ruiz has been named president, Hydraulics Group, effective April 1, 2019. He will be in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and will report to Uday Yadav, president, and chief operating officer, Industrial Sector.
“Paulo is an ideal fit to lead Eaton’s Hydraulics Group into its next chapter,” Yadav said. “His strong customer focus, extensive operational experience and record of building talented teams in diverse operating environments will be highly beneficial to our business. I’m looking forward to working closely with him. He will be a great addition to Eaton’s senior leadership team.”
Ruiz joins Eaton after spending more than 18 years with Siemens serving in a variety of strategic positions around the world. Most recently, Ruiz was the chief executive officer of Dresser-Rand – A Siemens Business. Ruiz has a master’s degree in business management from Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from FEI in São Paulo, Brazil. Ruiz succeeds Curt Hutchins who will be leading the spin-off of Eaton’s Lighting business.
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