Craig Sell

Dec. 10, 2013

Eaton named Craig Sell (BS Mech Egr ’84) its new director of engineering for Aerospace Group's Fluid and Electrical Distribution Division on Dec. 9, 2013.

Sell brings three decades of Eaton experience to his new role. He is responsible for leading a global engineering team in the development of innovative products and systems, including new product introductions, advanced technologies and aftermarket solutions. He is based in Jackson, Mich.

“Craig has a track record of successfully launching complex products into the market that have contributed to significant business growth for Eaton," said Jeff Fiorini, the division's vice president and general manager. "His ability to understand our customers' needs and deliver innovative solutions is a tremendous value to the Aerospace Group."

Sell began his career with Eaton in 1984 and has held various engineering positions throughout the company, serving most recently as engineering director for the Eaton Vehicle Group Centers of Excellence. Sell received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University, where he is currently pursuing an MBA. 

In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.

Eaton is a power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8 billion on a pro forma basis. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit