Yiu Named General Manager, Asia Pacific, for Eaton's Aerospace Group

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IRVINE, Calif. … Power management company Eaton has named Benjamin Yiu general manager, Asia Pacific, for the Aerospace Group. Yiu will be responsible for leading Eaton's business activities in the Asia-Pacific region and will be based in Shanghai, China. He will report to Uday Yadav, president of Eaton's Aerospace Group.

“Benjamin has demonstrated throughout his career a strong customer focus and an ability to deliver results and work globally,” said Yadav. “I am excited to welcome him to the Aerospace leadership team as we continue pursuing strategies to grow Eaton's business and customer base in the Asia-Pacific region.”

Yiu began his Eaton career in 1998 as a business development executive and went on to become general manager for the Industrial Brake and Clutch business in Shanghai. Most recently, he was mobile business manager, Power and Motion Controls, Hydraulics Group. Prior to Eaton, Yiu worked for Concurrent Computer Corporation and China Aerospace International Holdings Ltd.

Yiu has a bachelor’s degree in Automation Engineering from Fuzhou University and an MBA from University of Central Lancashire.

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

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