Eaton appoints Heath Monesmith EVP and general counsel
Mr. Monesmith previously served in positions of increasing responsibility in the Eaton Law Department, since joining the company in 2012.
Mr. Monesmith joined Eaton as part of the company’s acquisition of Cooper Industries and was named senior vice president and deputy general counsel of Eaton in 2015.
He had been with Cooper since 2006, serving in a variety of roles including vice president, chief legal counsel, Litigation, and executive vice president, Human Resources.
Prior to joining Cooper, Mr. Monesmith was a partner at the K&L Gates law firm in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Ohio University, a law degree from The Ohio State University College of Law, and an MBA from Texas A&M University.
He will succeed Mark McGuire who will retire at that time.
Mr. McGuire has served as executive vice president and general counsel of Eaton since joining the company in 2005.