Eaton announced that Nitin Chalke has been named the MD of Eaton in India, reporting to Curt Hutchins, president - Asia Pacific, succeeding Raja Kochar, effective January 18.
"I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Chalke as MD, Eaton in India," said Hutchins. "He has a wealth of business experience, including his most recent role leading our India and Southeast Asia Hydraulics business. We look forward to Chalke's leadership as we continue to expand our India enterprise," he added.
In his new role, Chalke will be responsible for developing and executing a broad based, proactive strategy to support Eaton's growth objectives in India. He will continue to lead the India Hydraulics business until a successor is appointed.
Chalke joined Eaton in 2009 and most recently served as MD, India and South East Asia - Hydraulics. Prior to Eaton, he held various positions at Schindler, Structural India and Ingersoll-Rand. Chalke holds a Bachelor of Engineering and an MBA - both from Mumbai University.