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Date: 6 September 2018

Eaton appoints General Manager, Supply Chain Management ANZ

Allan Ching to strengthen Eaton’s supply chain and operations in the region

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. Power management company Eaton today announced the appointment of Allan Ching as General Manager, Supply Chain Management Australia and New Zealand.

Ching joins Eaton from infrastructure provider Vertiv Co where he was Head of Supply Chain ANZ. He has over two decades’ experience working in the industrial and technology industries, including a number of senior supply chain, operations and strategic planning roles at Emerson in Australia, United States, China and Philippines.

Gordon Makryllos, Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, Eaton said Ching’s diverse experience will strengthen Eaton’s supply chain and operations capability across Asia Pacific, adding value to customers and channel partners.

“Supply chain is a critical dimension for our customers and partners who rely on us to meet their timeframes and deliver quality product to hundreds of locations across Australia and New Zealand.

“We are excited to welcome Allan to our Senior Leadership Team and look forward to working with him as he drives innovation across Eaton’s supply chain and leverages our global scale.”

Allan Ching, General Manager Supply Chain Management Australia and New Zealand said he will be working closely with Eaton’s power quality, power distribution and growing services teams to increase supply chain flexibility.

“Eaton is a diverse business with a strong commitment to driving excellence and doing business right. This is reflected across its global supply chain – from suppliers, right through to its globally owned factories and innovation facilities. This is a key advantage that allows us to respond quickly to customer requests across the region.

“My focus will be to build on this strong foundation, driving sustainable solutions locally that deliver positive outcomes for customers and strengthens our capability to meet future market requirements.”

About Eaton
Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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