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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Craig Arnold

55 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Richard Fearon

59 2002 Vice Chairman, Chief Financial and Planning Officer

Cynthia Brabander

53 2012 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Mark McGuire

57 2005 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Ken Semelsberger

54 2013 Senior Vice President, Controller

Thomas Moran

50 2008 Senior Vice President, Secretary

Revathi Advaithi

2015 Chief Operating Officer - Electrical Sector

Uday Yadav

Chief Operating Officer - Industrial Sector

Ned Lautenbach

72 Lead Independent Director

Todd Bluedorn

52 2010 Independent Director

Christopher Connor

59 2006 Independent Director

Michael Critelli

66 1998 Independent Director

Charles Golden

69 2007 Independent Director

Linda Hill

59 2012 Independent Director

Arthur Johnson

69 2009 Independent Director

Deborah McCoy

60 2000 Independent Director

Gregory Page

64 2003 Independent Director

Sandra Pianalto

61 2014 Independent Director

Gerald Smith

64 2012 Independent Director

Nancy Payne

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Craig Arnold

Mr. Craig Arnold has been Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He was President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He was Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer - Industrial Sector of Eaton Corporation PLC. He served as Chief Executive Officer - Fluid Power Group from October 25, 2000 to January 31, 2009.

Richard Fearon

Mr. Richard H. Fearon is Vice Chairman, Chief Financial and Planning Officer of the Company. He is vice chairman and chief financial and planning officer and a member of the board of directors of Eaton Corporation. In this role, he has responsibility for the accounting, control, corporate development, information systems, internal audit, investor relations, strategic planning, tax and treasury functions. Fearon joined Eaton in 2002. Prior to Eaton, Fearon worked at several large diversified companies, including Transamerica Corporation in San Francisco, NatSteel Limited in Singapore, and The Walt Disney Company in Burbank. Fearon's prior work experience also includes The Boston Consulting Group, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Willow Place Partners. Fearon received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, with distinction, from Stanford University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He later received a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School. Fearon is a member of the California Bar. Fearon serves on the boards of PolyOne Corporation, where he serves as the Lead Director; The Playhouse Square Foundation; the Cleveland Museum of Art; and Manufacturers Alliance, a trade organization of leading manufacturing companies.

Cynthia Brabander

Ms. Cynthia K. Brabander is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of Eaton Corporation PLC. Ms. Brabander has more than 25 years of experience in the U.S. and in Europe, previously holding senior HR leadership roles with the Gates Corporation, Eaton, Emerson Electric, Sara Lee Corporation and Monsanto Company. Brabander holds a Master of Science degree in industrial and labor relations from Iowa State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and sociology from South Dakota State University.

Mark McGuire

Mr. Mark M. McGuire is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Eaton Corporation PLC. He served as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, International Paper Company from 2003 — 2005.

Ken Semelsberger

Mr. Ken D. Semelsberger is Senior Vice President, Controller of Eaton Corporation PLC. From February 1, 2009 to October 31 2013, he served as senior vice president of finance and planning for Eaton’s Industrial Sector and from February 22, 2006 to January 31, 2009, he was senior vice president, Corporate Development and Treasury. Prior to that he served as vice president, Strategic Planning and director, Corporate Development. He joined Eaton in 1988. Prior to joining Eaton, Mr. Semelsberger was a consultant for Coopers & Lybrand.

Thomas Moran

Mr. Thomas E. Moran is Senior Vice President, Secretary of Eaton Corporation PLC. He served as Assistant Secretary and Managing Counsel, The Dow Chemical Company from 2002-2008.

Revathi Advaithi

Ms. Revathi Advaithi is Chief Operating Officer - Electrical Sector of the company. 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.

Uday Yadav

Mr. Uday Yadav is Chief Operating Officer - Industrial Sector of the company. In this role, Yadav is responsible for the company's Aerospace, Hydraulics, Vehicle, Filtration and Golf Grip Businesses as well as the company's operations in the Asia Pacific, Central and South American regions. Most recently, Yadav served as president – Aerospace Group. Since joining Eaton in 1994, Yadav has served as executive vice president of the Eaton Business System, president of the Asia Pacific region for the Hydraulics Group, vice president of Supply Chain Management for the Fluid Power Group, director and general manager of Eaton's Global Hose Division and local managing director for Eaton in India. In addition, he has held leadership positions in the Automotive Fluid Connectors business and Aeroquip's European Operations. Prior to joining Eaton, Yadav worked with Lucas Engineering and Systems and Aeroquip Vickers. Yadav holds a double degree with honors in engineering and business from Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom.

Ned Lautenbach

Mr. Ned C. Lautenbach is Lead Independent Director of Eaton Corporation PLC. He retired as a Partner of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc., a private equity investment firm specializing in management buyouts during 2010. Before joining the firm in 1998, Mr. Lautenbach was associated with IBM from 1968 until his retirement in 1998. While at IBM, he held a number of executive positions including serving as a member of the IBM Corporate Executive Committee. He was also Senior Vice President and Group Executive of Worldwide Sales and Services. Mr. Lautenbach is currently chairman of the Independent Trustees of the Equity and High Income Funds of Fidelity Investments. He is also Chairman of the Board of Artis-Naples in Naples, Florida, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the Florida Board of Governors, State University System. Mr. Lautenbach previously served as a member of the Florida Transportation Commission and as a director of Sony Corporation. Director Qualifications: Mr. Lautenbach has extensive experience in executive, operational and oversight roles during his career. He has expertise in general management, corporate finance, sales and marketing, and corporate restructurings. All of these attributes are valuable to the Eaton Board of Directors in its role with management oversight. In addition, his role as chairman of independent trustees of prominent investment funds provides him with a unique perspective on governance issues of concern to shareholders. His broad background and experience are of particular benefit to Eaton in his role as Lead Director.

Todd Bluedorn

Mr. Todd M. Bluedorn is an Independent Director of Eaton Corporation PLC. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lennox International Inc., a global provider of climate control solutions for heating, air conditioning and refrigeration markets. Prior to joining Lennox International, Mr. Bluedorn served in numerous senior management positions for United Technologies since 1995, including President, Americas — Otis Elevator Company; President, North America — Commercial Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning for Carrier Corporation; and President, Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial. He is also a trustee at Washington University in St. Louis. Director Qualifications: Mr. Bluedorn has executive leadership experience in original equipment and aftermarket business and distributor/dealer-based commercial channels. He also has senior leadership experience with two major industrial corporations. His experience with industrial companies in responding to dynamic market conditions benefits Eaton as a global manufacturing company with product distribution through numerous commercial channels.

Christopher Connor

Mr. Christopher M. Connor is an Independent Director of Eaton Corporation PLC. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Sherwin-Williams Company, a global manufacturer of paint, architectural coatings, industrial finishes and associated supplies. Mr. Connor has held a number of executive positions at Sherwin-Williams since 1983. He became Chief Executive Officer in 1999 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2000. He currently serves on the boards of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, United Way of Greater Cleveland, University Hospitals Health System, Playhouse Square Foundation and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Director Qualifications: As CEO of a Fortune 500 company, Mr. Connor has leadership experience and is thoroughly knowledgeable in marketing, talent development, planning, operational and financial processes. In particular, Mr. Connor has had extensive sales and marketing experience in both direct and distribution channels, and brings broad knowledge of construction, automotive and industrial markets, all areas of strategic importance to Eaton. His background and experience with human resources, talent development, compensation and management are of particular benefit to Eaton in his role as Chair of the Compensation and Organization Committee.

Michael Critelli

Mr. Michael J. Critelli is an Independent Director of Eaton Corporation PLC. He is Chief Executive Officer and President and a director of Dossia Services Corporation, a personal and population health management systems company. He has held those positions since January 2011. Mr. Critelli is the retired Executive Chairman of Pitney Bowes Inc., a provider of global mailstream solutions. Mr. Critelli served as Pitney Bowes Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to 2007 and as Executive Chairman from 2007 to 2008. Mr. Critelli was a director of Wyeth from April 2008 until its acquisition by Pfizer Inc. in late 2009. He currently serves as a director of ProHealth Physicians, Inc. Director Qualifications: Mr. Critelli has extensive experience in risk management, cybersecurity, industry-wide leadership in transportation, logistics, online and social media marketing and communications issues. In addition to broad business experience gained while leading a global Fortune 500 company, he is a thought leader on transportation strategy and regulatory reform, as well as innovative approaches to health care. His background and experience are valuable to our Board as it oversees management’s efforts to develop and maintain talent, assess and evaluate enterprise risk management and cybersecurity issues, and navigate the regulatory environment.

Charles Golden

Mr. Charles E. Golden is an Independent Director of Eaton Corporation PLC. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and a director of Eli Lilly and Company, an international developer, manufacturer and seller of pharmaceutical products, from 1996 until his retirement in 2006. Prior to joining Eli Lilly, he had been associated with General Motors Corporation since 1970, where he held a number of positions, including Corporate Vice President, Chairman and Managing Director of the Vauxhall Motors subsidiary and Corporate Treasurer. He is currently on the board of Hill-Rom Holdings. He also serves as a director of the Lilly Endowment. Director Qualifications: Mr. Golden has a comprehensive knowledge of both U.S. and international financial accounting standards. He has extensive experience in financial statement preparation, accounting, corporate finance, risk management and investor relations both in the U.S. and internationally. His broad financial expertise enables him to provide expert guidance and oversight in his role as Chair of the Finance Committee. Mr. Golden also has significant experience in global vehicle markets.

Linda Hill

Ms. Linda A. Hill, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Eaton Corporation PLC. She served as a director of Cooper Industries plc from 1994 until 2012. Ms. Hill joined the Board effective upon the close of the Cooper acquisition. She is the Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, faculty chair of the Leadership Initiative and has chaired numerous HBS Executive Education programs. Ms. Hill is a member of the Board of Directors of State Street Corporation and Harvard Business Publishing. She is also a trustee of The Bridgespan Group and the Art Center College of Design. She is a Special Representative to the Bryn Mawr College Board of Trustees and is on the Advisory Board of the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program. Director Qualifications: Ms. Hill has expertise in human resource management and organizational behavior including valuable knowledge of corporate governance, talent management, implementation of global strategies and innovation through her position as a Professor at the Harvard Business School and serving as a consultant for numerous Fortune 500 corporations and other organizations. Ms. Hill’s service as a director of Cooper Industries plc since 1994 benefits the process of integrating Cooper into Eaton.

Arthur Johnson

Mr. Arthur E. Johnson is an Independent Director of Eaton Corporation PLC. He is the retired Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategic Development of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced technology systems, products and services. Mr. Johnson was elected a Vice President of Lockheed Martin Corporation and named President of Lockheed Martin Federal Systems in 1996. He was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Lockheed Martin’s Information and Services Sector in 1997 and Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategic Development in 1999. Mr. Johnson is currently lead director of AGL Resources, Inc., a director of Booz Allen Hamilton and an independent trustee of the Fixed Income and Asset Allocation Funds of Fidelity Investments. Director Qualifications: Mr. Johnson’s role in strategic development with a leading company in the defense industry has given him an understanding of doing business with governments, strategic planning, regulatory compliance, and legislative and public policy matters. His knowledge of the global aerospace and defense industry are of particular benefit to our Board in connection with these businesses. Mr. Johnson’s service as lead director of a New York Stock Exchange listed company, as well as his service on other boards, provides Eaton with valuable corporate governance expertise, which is of particular benefit to Eaton in his role as Chair of the Governance Committee.

Deborah McCoy

Ms. Deborah L. McCoy is an Independent Director of Eaton Corporation PLC. She is an independent aviation safety consultant. She retired from Continental Airlines, Inc. in 2005, where she had served as Senior Vice President, Flight Operations since 1999. During part of 2005, Ms. McCoy also briefly served as the Chief Executive Officer of DJ Air Group, a start-up commercial airline company. Director Qualifications: Ms. McCoy has extensive experience in the commercial aerospace markets, and brings an understanding of aircraft design and performance, airline operations and the strategic issues and direction of the aerospace industry. In addition, Ms. McCoy has extensive experience in safety initiatives, Federal regulatory compliance, labor relations and talent management. All of these attributes are of benefit to Eaton’s Board in its oversight role across the enterprise.

Gregory Page

Mr. Gregory R. Page is an Independent Director of Eaton Corporation PLC. He is Executive Chairman of Cargill, Incorporated, an international marketer, processor and distributor of agricultural, food, financial and industrial products and services. He was named Corporate Vice President & Sector President, Financial Markets and Red Meat Group of Cargill in 1998, Corporate Executive Vice President, Financial Markets and Red Meat Group in 1999, President and Chief Operating Officer in 2000 and became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2007. He was named Executive Chairman of Cargill in 2013. Mr. Page is a director of Cargill, Incorporated, Carlson, Deere & Company, and a director and past non-executive Chair of the Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. He is also President and a board member of the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Director Qualifications: As Executive Chairman and former Chief Executive Officer of one of the largest global corporations, Mr. Page brings extensive leadership and global business experience, in-depth knowledge of commodity markets, and a thorough familiarity with the key operating processes of a major corporation, including financial systems and processes, global market dynamics and succession management. Mr. Page’s experience and expertise provide him valuable insight on financial, operational and strategic matters in his role as Chair of the Audit Committee.

Sandra Pianalto

Ms. Sandra Pianalto is Independent Director of the Company. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland from February 2003 until her retirement in June 2014. She joined the Bank in 1983 as an economist in the research department. She was appointed Assistant Vice President of public affairs in 1984, Vice President and Secretary to the board of directors in 1988, and Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 1993. Before joining the Bank, Ms. Pianalto was an economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and served on the staff of the Budget Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. She is currently a director of The J.M. Smucker Company, Vice Chair of the board of directors of University Hospitals Health System, past chair and life director of the board of United Way of Greater Cleveland, and she holds the FirstMerit Chair in Banking at the University of Akron. Ms. Pianalto is also an advisory trustee at the University of Akron and serves on the board of College Now Greater Cleveland. Director Qualifications: Ms. Pianalto has extensive experience in monetary policy and financial services, and brings to Eaton wide-ranging leadership and operating skills through her former roles with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. As Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, she developed expertise in economic research, management of financial institutions, and payment services to banks and the U.S. Treasury. Ms. Pianalto’s comprehensive experience qualifies her to provide substantial guidance and oversight to the Board especially with regard to the Company’s finances.

Gerald Smith

Mr. Gerald B. Smith is an Independent Director of Eaton Corporation PLC. He was a director of Cooper Industries plc from 2000 until 2012 and served as lead independent director of Cooper Industries plc since 2007. Mr. Smith joined the Board effective upon the close of the Cooper acquisition. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Smith Graham & Co., an investment management firm that he founded in 1990. Prior to launching Smith Graham, he served as Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income for Underwood Neuhaus & Company. He is a member of the Board of Trustees and chair of the Investment Oversight Committee for The Charles Schwab Family of Funds, and serves as a director of the New York Life Insurance Company. In the past five years, Mr. Smith was a director of ONEOK Inc. and ONEOK Partners MLP. He is a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch, and serves as Chairman of the Texas Southern University Foundation. Director Qualifications: Mr. Smith has expertise in finance, portfolio management and marketing through executive positions in the financial services industry including being founder, Chairman and CEO of Smith Graham & Company. In addition, Mr. Smith’s experience as a director of companies in the oil and gas and energy services businesses has provided him with valuable insight into markets in which Eaton also participates. Mr. Smith’s experience as lead independent director of Cooper Industries plc since 2007 benefits the process of integrating Cooper into Eaton.

Nancy Payne