Power management company Eaton announced that Dave Karnes has been named vice president, sales for North American Truck, reporting to Tim Sinden, president, North America Truck Operations, effective January 20.

Karnes most recently served as director, Roadranger Field sales and marketing North America Truck. He will continue to be based in Galesburg, Mich.



Karnes joined Eaton in 1987 as a manufacturing accountant for the Transmission division, and before moving to sales in 2008 he held the position of division controller for the Vehicle Group’s Clutch business. Prior to joining Eaton, Karnes worked for Dana Corp. as a divisional accounting manager.

Karnes earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Michigan University and master’s degree in business administration from Michigan State University.

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 www.eaton.com.