Power management company Eaton recently named Mike Gallant, who has more than 30 years of operations and supply chain experience, senior vice president of manufacturing for the industrial sector.
Gallant will be responsible for Eaton’s manufacturing strategy within the industrial sector, which includes the vehicle, emobility, aerospace and hydraulics businesses. In this role, he will also focus on developing a high-performing culture, Eaton said, including talent development, with the goal of driving “world-class levels” of performance.
“Mike has a proven track record at Eaton, and we couldn’t be more pleased for him to return to lead our manufacturing and supply chain,” said Uday Yadav, president and chief operating officer of Eaton’s industrial sector.
“Mike has a unique ability to develop talent, build teams and deliver performance improvement, and is an asset to our organization and customers across the globe.”
Gallant is returning to Eaton after two years at Colfax as vice president of global operations and supply chain. Previously, he was the vice president of manufacturing operations and supply chain for Eaton’s aerospace group, during which time he and his team received the Eaton Game Changer Award, which recognizes employees and teams for innovative thinking and process improvements. Throughout his career, Gallant has worked in various leadership roles for industrial companies and manufacturers, including Danaher and Rexnord.
Gallant holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from the University of Massachusetts.
“I’ve had the pleasure of working at Eaton previously in my career, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to be working for this great company once again,” Gallant said. “Eaton is a values-driven organization with passionate senior leaders, a strong reputation and a great internal culture. I’m excited to work with my teams and achieve great things together.”