LOS ANGELES -- Power management company Eaton has named David Bailey director of engineering for the Aerospace Group's Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division. In his new role, he leads Eaton's global engineering team in the development of advanced aerospace products, systems and technologies, including new product introductions. Bailey reports to Mike Beck, vice president and general manager of the Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division, and is based in Los Angeles, Calif.
“David has been in the aerospace industry for the majority of his career and brings with him deep technical engineering expertise along with a great leadership style,” said Beck. “He is a valuable member of our leadership team.”
“David has a demonstrated track record of successfully launching complex products into the market,” said Jay Iyengar, vice president of engineering and technology for Eaton’s Aerospace Group. “His ability to understand customer needs and to deliver customized solutions brings great value to Eaton.'
Previously, Bailey was vice president of landing systems for Crane Aerospace & Electronics, where he led the brake-control business. Prior to Crane, he was employed by Meggitt Aircraft as head of engineering.
Bailey received a bachelor's degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Salford; a master's degree in control systems from the University of Sheffield; an MBA from Warwick Business School, The University of Warwick; and a doctorate in aircraft systems from Cranfield University College of Aeronautics.
In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.
Eaton is a power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8 billion on a pro forma basis. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.