Pavan Pattada, formerly president of Eaton’s Truck North America Vehicle Group, has been appointed as president of North America Vehicle Group.
He reports to Vehicle Group President Ken Davis and be based in Galesburg and Southfield, Michigan, Eaton said Wednesday.
“This move creates a common alignment in all four of our regions and is a continuation of the Vehicle Group’s evolution that began in 2009,” said Davis.
Pattada served as director of global sourcing for corporate supply chain management before he moved to the role of general manager of Eaton’s truck business in India in 2005 and director of operations for North American Truck in 2009.
He also served as vice president of business development for the industrial sector.
Prior to joining Eaton in 2002, Pattada worked for Deloitte Consulting and served as a chief officer for ship operations with Dole Fresh Fruit Inc.