Power management company, Eaton, has appointed John Atherton as its A/NZ power quality general manager.
Based in Sydney, Atherton will be responsible for managing and increasing Eaton’s market presence in the A/NZ region for the company’s range of power quality solutions for datacentre and industrial applications.
In addition, he will be responsible for increasing the company’s brand awareness and managing partner and alliance marketing.
Atherton has more than 20 years of industry experience across multiple leadership roles, including regional country general management, service transformation and business development. He intends to use his experience in the new role.
He joins Eaton following a 15 year career at both Schneider Electric and APC by Schneider Electric, where he held a number of senior regional management roles including Asia-Pacific and Japan business vice-president, Asia-Pacific and Japan regional director for software and prefabricated datacentres, and head of services for the Pacific region.
Previously, he also worked at American Power Conversation, Redbridge Borough Council, P&N Constructions, Energy Australia, and WSP Consultants.
“We are excited to have John’s experience and skills on board in order to help us drive and sustain business opportunities across A/NZ. His recent experience is highly prized and we look forward to launching programs that will enable us to further strategically engage with our customers and partners,” Eaton A/NZ managing director, Gordon Makryllos, said.