Eaton Names Sean (Shiyi) Zhou General Manager, Greater China, Hydraulics Business

Date: 2015/4/09

SHANGHAI…Power management company Eaton has named Sean (Shiyi) Zhou general manager, Greater China for the Hydraulics Business. In this role, Zhou will be responsible for leading the Hydraulics Business in Greater China to achieve its operational, financial and growth targets. Zhou will report directly to Howard Liu, president, Asia-Pacific, Hydraulics Business and will be located at the Hydraulics Greater China office in Shanghai. 
“We are excited to have Sean as a part of our leadership team,” said Liu. “Sean has demonstrated a strong customer focus and the ability to deliver results. His experience in various functions at Eaton, including front-end commercial and operational, makes him the right person to lead our Greater China team. We are looking forward to his contributions to the Hydraulics Business in Greater China.” 
Zhou joined Eaton in 2006 through the Global Leadership Development Program. During his time with Eaton, he held leadership positions in various functions including serving as plant manager of the Eaton Changzhou plant and the Eaton/Daqo Joint Venture. Most recently, Zhou served as commercial director for the Vehicle Group, Asia-Pacific.
Zhou holds a master’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology in China.
Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit