It has been announced that Graeme Weston has been appointed as the new Eaton Vehicle Group Australia leader. He has been named as the new Business Unit Manager for Australia/New Zealand, commencing in the role from October 1, 2020.
Graeme is the current Engineering Manager at the Eaton Vehicle Group and will succeed Michael Spink, General Manager, ANZ, Hydraulics/Vehicle, and SEA, Hydraulics in the lead up to his transfer to Danfoss following the sale of the Eaton Hydraulics business to Danfoss.
Graeme began his career with Eaton in 1993 as an Intern after completing a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering at Swinburne University of Technology. He has held Sales, Key Account Management and Region Management roles including managing the operations in Southeast Asia from 1997 through to 2001.
He then relocated to the Eaton Vehicle US Headquarters in Galesburg, Michigan as a Key Customer Account Manager in 2002. Graeme and his family returned to Australia in 2006 to secure the role of Engineering Manager – Australia / New Zealand.
He completed his Master of Business Administration in 2012 at Swinburne University of Technology. In 2016 the Engineering Manager role was expanded to include AMT Business Development Manager – China, working closely with Eaton Vehicle Shanghai to develop AMT solutions.
Michael Spink has welcomed the appointment and is excited by the prospect of Graeme, the new Eaton Vehicle Group Australia leader, moving forward with the Australian Eaton Vehicle Group team.