Eaton has unveiled Margherita Adragna as president, Vehicle Group, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Adragna will be responsible for leading all business activities for the EMEA region to support the supplier’s financial, productivity and growth commitments.
“Maggi’s diverse experiences and broad leadership make her an excellent fit for her new role,” said Eaton Vehicle Group president, Joao Faria. “I am confident her leadership and wealth of knowledge will drive growth, efficiency and productivity across the region.”
Adragna, who will be based in Turin, Italy, will report to Faria.
Adragna joins Eaton after a 28-year career with General Electric, where she worked in divisions and industries such as oil and gas, as well as distributed power.
She has held positions in various financial, functional and general management roles, including global head of Quality for GE Oil & Gas (now Baker Hughes, a GE company), senior general manager of Services for GE’s Distributed Power Business, strategic initiatives leader for Global Supply Chain and business leader of Heavy Wall Reactors and Heat Exchangers for GE Oil and Gas.
Most recently, she served as senior general manager for GE Industrial Solutions’ Lifecycle Solutions business, where she led the transition into ABB. She has also served as chairwoman of the European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration (COGEN EU).