Vaughan Named Director of Engineering - Center of Excellence for Eaton's Aerospace Group

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JACKSON, Mich. … Power management company Eaton has named Tony Vaughan director of Engineering - Center of Excellence for the Aerospace Group. The newly created position is part of a reorganization to leverage Eaton's global engineering core disciplines through multiple Centers of Excellence across the Aerospace Group. Vaughan reports to
Jay Iyengar, vice president of engineering and technology for Eaton's Aerospace Group,
and is based in Jackson, Mich.

“Tony’s extensive experience as an engineering leader for Eaton will be instrumental in setting the path forward for our new Centers of Excellence," Iyengar said. "He will work closely with engineering directors of Fuel and Motion Control and Fluid and Electrical Distribution divisions to deliver complete solutions to internal and external customers."

Vaughan leads an organization of approximately 1,000 engineers and is responsible for new product introductions, research and development, sustaining programs and aftermarket programs. Prior to his new post, Vaughan served as director of engineering for the Aerospace Group's Fluid and Electrical Distribution Division and also for the Conveyance Systems Division. Earlier in his career, he worked at Cobham plc as vice president of engineering for the Aerospace Systems Group.

Vaughan received a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado - Boulder, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA from the University of Colorado - Denver.

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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