Revathi Advaithi

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Revathi Advaithi is chief operating officer, Electrical Sector for Eaton, a power management company.

In this role, she is responsible for the company's global electrical business and will also have corporate responsibility for Eaton's Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

Previously, Advaithi was president of the Electrical Sector, Americas and was responsible for the company's Electrical business in North, South and Central America.

Prior to that role, Advaithi was the President of the Electrical Sector – Asia Pacific in Shanghai, China.

Advaithi joined Eaton in 1995 in the Global Leadership Development Program as a manufacturing supervisor at the Shawnee, Oklahoma facility. After that she held several roles in the US and Europe. Advaithi left Eaton in 2002 to join Honeywell where she held several senior roles within the sourcing and supply chain functions before being named vice president and general manager of Honeywell's Field Solutions business in 2006. She rejoined Eaton in 2008 as vice president and general manager of the Electrical Components Division.

Advaithi has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India, and an MBA in international business from Thunderbird – Garvin School of International Business in Glendale, Arizona.

Advaithi serves on the board of governors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association and on the Advisory Council for the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Energy.