Power management company Eaton has announced an expansion to its senior leadership team in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) with two new appointments. Mark Anning has been appointed general manager, Circuit Protection and Control (CPC) and Kevin Nesdale has been appointed general manager, Power Distribution Systems and Services (PDSS).
Eaton ANZ managing director Dan Agnew said the appointments strengthen Eaton’s power distribution offering as it focuses on meeting growing demand for products, systems and engineering services that deliver safe, reliable and sustainable power.
“With energy requirements continuing to transform across the entire power train and in most communities across the region, it is critical that we continue to work closely with our customers and channel partners to help customers solve challenges and invest for the future,” Mr Agnew said.
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Based in Melbourne, Mark Anning will build on his previous role at Eaton that saw him revamp and significantly expand the Power Distribution Partner Program. Prior to joining Eaton in 2017, Mark spent 10 years at ABB in sales and channel management roles.
“Mark brings an incredible amount of experience to the role and a deep understanding of the electrical channel,” Mr Agnew said.
“He will continue to grow the Power Distribution Partner Program and drive market growth across Eaton’s circuit protection and control products including our xEnergy switchgear, which will play a vital role as the AS/NZS 61439 standard is mandated in 2021.”
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Based in Sydney, Kevin Nesdale brings more than two decades of technical and leadership expertise from his previous roles with Eaton, Cooper Power Systems, Eaton & electrical utilities. Working with Australia and New Zealand’s leading utilities and other MV customers, Kevin is focused on delivering power systems that help support energy transformation being driven by renewable energy, affordability and reliability.
“Kevin will lead our Power Distribution Systems and Services team, which includes our Cooper Power Systems range that has supported the energy sector for over 50 years in Australia and New Zealand,” Mr Agnew said.
“Kevin will be focused on harnessing our extensive local and global engineering, customer service and technical expertise to drive value for our customers.”