Eaton has appointed former Orange Business Services managing director, Gordon Makryllos, as the new MD for the company's A/NZ electrical business.
Based in Sydney, Makryllos will be responsible for leading the business through its next phase of growth and propelling its sales and marketing presence.
Makryllos has held several senior management positions with Schneider Electric, Telstra and IBM.
Most recently, he was responsible for spearheading growth for the Orange's range of Cloud computing, unified communications and security services.
Makryllos said it was an exciting time to lead the electrical business in A/NZ and to partner with the industry to meet critical power management challenges.
"In an era where innovation is the key to survival and growth we have an industry-leading portfolio of power quality solutions, particularly for datacentre and industrial applications, which are ideally suited for the Australian and New Zealand market," he said.
“I look forward to working with our customers, partners and employees in providing organisations with a range of tailored products and related services dedicated to ensuring that reliable, efficient and safe power is available when it’s needed most.
Makryllos holds an MBA from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from the University of New South Wales and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.