IRVINE, Calif. … Power management company Eaton has named Nathan "Nate" Manning vice president and general manager of the Aerospace Group's Fluid and Electrical Distribution Division. Manning, formerly president and chief executive officer of Aviage Systems in Shanghai, China, will be based in Fort Worth, Texas, and report to Uday Yadav, president of Eaton's Aerospace Group.
“Nate is a terrific addition to our senior leadership team," said Yadav. "His global experience, drive for results and passion for team-building position him well for this important leadership role in Eaton's continuing growth and evolution."
Manning led the largest aviation joint venture in China at Aviage Systems, a joint venture between General Electric and Aviation Industry Corporation of China. Previously, Manning was president and general manager for mechanical systems as well as president of Unison at General Electric Aviation Systems. While at General Electric, he also served as audit manager, master black belt, general manager for aviation component service centers and general manager for global processes and solutions.
Manning holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering Technology from the University of Dayton.
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, including fuel inerting and fuel gauging, ground fueling and aerial refueling; lightning and ignition protection; 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; and aftermarket service and support. Eaton serves commercial and military aerospace, marine, and off-road markets worldwide.
Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit