Craig Arnold
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Eaton Corporation
Boards: Eaton Corporation (Chairman), Medtronic, Inc.

Craig Arnold is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eaton Corporation. Arnold was appointed to his current position in June 2016, upon the retirement of the previous Chairman and CEO Alexander M. “Sandy” Cutler.


Prior to his current role, Arnold was Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Eaton’s Industrial Sector. Previously, Arnold was Chief Executive Officer of Fluid Power Group. Arnold joined Eaton from General Electric Company in London, England, where Arnold served as Corporate Vice President and President, GE Lighting Services Ltd. At GE, Arnold was responsible for the company’s lighting business in Europe, the Middle East and India. Arnold also had responsibility for GE’s e-commerce business in Europe across all of the company’s businesses.


Arnold is a member of the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland.


Arnold holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino, and an MBA from Pepperdine University.