Eaton Corp. announced that Todd M. Bluedorn was elected to its board of directors. Bluedorn’s election brings the number of Eaton directors to 13. “We are pleased to welcome Todd to the Eaton board,” says Alexander M. Cutler, Eaton chairman and chief executive officer. “His deep knowledge of engineering, manufacturing and strategic issues, as well as his significant international experience, makes him an important addition to the board.”
Bluedorn, 46, is currently chief executive officer and a director of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII), a global provider in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration markets. Prior to joining Lennox International in 2007, Bluedorn served in numerous senior management positions at United Technologies. He began his professional career with McKinsey & Co. in 1992 and served in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer officer and U.S. Army Ranger from 1985 to 1990.