Eaton Names Lilly Vice President of Supply Chain for the Aerospace Group

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FORT WORTH, Texas. … Power management company Eaton has named Abby Lilly vice president of Supply Chain for the Aerospace Group. Lilly is responsible for providing strategic leadership, vision and organizational structure for the Aerospace Group's global supply-chain functions. She reports to Mike Gallant, vice president of Manufacturing Operations, and is based in Fort Worth, Texas.

“Abby's extensive experience in supply-chain management is a key asset to Eaton in our continuing efforts to identify efficiencies and cost-savings across the Aerospace Group and improve customer support," Gallant said.

Prior to joining Eaton, Lilly was vice president of Supply Chain for GKN Aerospace and was responsible for supply-chain functions across 14 locations in North America. She also has 14 years of supply-chain experience with Rolls-Royce North America, where she served in various leadership roles, including logistics manager, supply chain manager and vice president of operations.

Lilly received bachelor’s degrees in finance and business administration from Butler University and interdisciplinary engineering from Purdue University Indianapolis. She also holds an MBA from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.

Eaton is a power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8 billion on a pro forma basis. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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