Harold Jones

by Justin Cates
Harold Jones
Executive Vice President, Eaton Business System & Sustainability

Harold Jones is Executive Vice President, Eaton Business System and Sustainability for Eaton, a global power management company.

In this role, Jones is responsible for EBS, which enables Eaton to operate its businesses and functions in a common way. This involves leading the strategy and deployment of EBS across the enterprise, spanning all businesses and nearly 100,000 employees worldwide. He is also responsible for leading corporate sustainability activities. In both capacities, Harold provides thought leadership and promotes excellence.

Jones also leads the company’s Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety, Global Security, and Continuous Improvement functions.

Jones joined Eaton in 2011 from GE Aviation, then a $20 billion operating unit of GE, where he led the global EHS function, serving as general manager.

Jones held various leadership roles of increasing responsibility at GE, including Six Sigma Master Black Belt supporting the Structures Center of Excellence, and manager of EHS for all manufacturing and service operations.

Prior to GE Aviation, Jones led the GE Healthcare EHS program. And before joining GE, he held positions in environmental engineering consulting.

Jones holds a Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Marquette University.

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