CLEVELAND - Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced that Steve Boccadoro has been named senior vice president - Sales and Marketing, effective Aug. 15. Boccadoro will report to Alexander M. Cutler, Eaton chairman and chief executive officer.

"Steve brings great experience in managing large sales and marketing organizations and working with some of Eaton's largest channel partners," Cutler said. "We are looking forward to having Steve join the senior leadership team."

Boccadoro joined Eaton in 1987 from Peat Marwick where he was an audit manager. Since joining Eaton, Boccadoro has held positions of successively greater responsibility in both Canada and the U.S., including controller, plant manager, marketing manager, and, most recently, vice president and general manager - Canada.

Boccadoro holds a bachelor's degree in commerce from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, and is a professional chartered accountant. He will be based at Eaton's world headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio.

Boccadoro succeeds Jeffery M. Krakowiak who has been named vice president and general manager - Canada for its Electrical Sector Americas Region, effective Aug. 15.