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Eaton’s Cleary Retires After Nearly 40 Years with Company; Green Named VP, Channel - Electrical Sector

July 21, 2020

Eaton (Pittsburgh): Matt Cleary, VP, Channel - Electrical Sector (left in photo above), will retire in early September after nearly 40 years with the company. Will Green has been VP Channel - Electrical Sector, and will report to Molly Murphy, senior VP - North American Sales. Cleary joined Eaton in 1981 as a sales engineer, and among his many roles, he was a sales integration leader for Eaton’s Cooper Industries acquisition. He has served on the National Electrical Manufacturers Representative Association (NEMRA) Board of Directors since 2018.

Green has been named Eaton’s VP, U.S. Channel Operations and U.S. Sales, North American Sales. In his new role as vice president, Channel - Electrical Sector, effective Sept. 1, he will be responsible for leading Eaton’s operations and teams supporting electrical distributors and other channel partners. He will also drive increased focus on the adoption and integration of innovative digital tools such as Eaton’s Direct Connect or Order Center to further enhance Eaton’s long-standing relationships with its channel partners. Green has been a part of Eaton’s team for more than 17 years holding leadership roles in sales, marketing and operations. Green holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Clemson University. He is based in Pittsburgh. 

“Throughout his career, Matt demonstrated outstanding leadership and dedication to our customers that has helped make Eaton an incredibly strong partner for our channel,” said Murphy in the press release. “He has been an invaluable member of the Eaton team, and for the past year, he has been working closely with Will Green to enable a seamless transition for our channel partners. I wish Matt the best in his next adventure, and I know Will’s background and customer focus will position him well for his new role.”