Dave Karnes has been appointed Eaton’s vice president for sales, North American Truck, effective immediately.
He most recently served as director, Roadranger Field sales and marketing, North America Truck. He will continue to be based in Galesburg, Mich.
“Dave’s diverse background and experience will serve the business well in his newly expanded role,” says Tim Sinden, president, North America Truck Operations. “As a key member of the North American Truck leadership team, Dave will be an integral part of our growth strategy going forward.”
Karnes joined Eaton in 1987 as a manufacturing accountant for the Transmission division and moved into sales in 2008. He’s also held the position of division controller for the Vehicle Group’s Clutch business. Prior to joining Eaton, Karnes worked for Dana Corp. as a divisional accounting manager.