BAE Systems appoints Revathi Advaithi as director
Ms. Advaithi is the chief operating officer, Electrical Sector, for Eaton, a power management company.
In this role, she is responsible for Eaton's global electrical business and nearly 60,000 employees globally.
Ms. Advaithi also has corporate responsibility for its Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
Since joining Eaton in 1995, she led the Electrical Sector in the Americas and Asia Pacific, with a three year assignment in Shanghai.
Between 2002 and 2008 Ms. Advaithi worked at Honeywell where she held several senior roles within the sourcing and supply chain functions of the aerospace sector before being named vice president and general manager of Honeywell's Field Solutions business in 2006.
Ms. Advaithi returned to Eaton in 2008 as vice president and general manager of the Electrical Components Division.
She 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.
Ms. Advaithi serves on the board of governors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association in the U.S. and on the Advisory Council for the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Energy. ■
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