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Date: 25 June 2018

Eaton expands leadership team with appointment of Filip Banovac to General Manager Services ANZ

Eaton services business in ANZ doubles in the past twelve months

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. Power management company, Eaton today announced the appointment of Filip Banovac as General Manager, Services Australia and New Zealand.

Banovac joins the Eaton leadership team after more than a decade working in senior service operations roles at Schneider Electric and Philips, where he delivered strategies to drive business growth and transformation.

Leading Eaton’s fast growing service team, Banovac will focus on enhancing customer experience and engagement while leveraging the tremendous in-house engineering and technical capability of its electrical engineers, field staff and customer service team.

“Population growth, infrastructure investment and technology is driving rapid change across many industries – whether its telecommunications preparing for 5G, or manufacturers embracing IoT,” said Banovac. “Eaton recognises strong local service capability and customised engineering solutions will be essential for driving innovation and customer satisfaction across these industries

“That is why Eaton is investing in its services team, expanding its local research and development capability in Australia and New Zealand – while introducing new roles and processes that will transform the way we service customers and partners across the region,” added Banovac.

Gordon Makryllos, Manager Director – Australia and New Zealand, Eaton said Filip’s leadership expertise in people development, customer experience and service operations will deliver service transformation for both power distribution and power quality markets including DC power.

“We are excited to welcome Filip to the team and look forward to working with him as he strengthens Eaton’s service capability, while introducing more roles to support our customers,” said Makryllos.

“The Eaton service team is already expanding, with a number of recent appointments including a National Field Services Manager and ANZ Customer Service Manager, as well as dedicated software and project managers,” added Makryllos.

Eaton’s service business specialises in power quality AC and DC and power distribution solutions and in-field support for customers across the IT, telecommunications, utilities, healthcare, industrial, commercial sectors and many more.

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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