Power management company Eaton announced that Darryl Wilson has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors effective April 28, 2021.
Wilson is the founder, chairman and president of The Wilson Collective, a business advisory and investment firm that invests in startup companies and provides advisory services to clients in the power generation, industrial, material supply and consumer segments. Prior to founding the organization in 2018, Wilson worked for more than 25 years in global leadership roles at General Electric Company. During that time, he held a number of leadership positions of increasing responsibility including vice president of commercial, GE Power division, vice president and chief commercial officer of GE Energy Connections, and president and chief executive officer of GE Aeroderivative Gas Turbines.
“Darryl bring extensive experience in the power and industrial sectors, as well as a global perspective that will make him an valuable addition to Eaton,” said Craig Arnold, Eaton chairman and chief executive officer. “We are pleased to welcome Darryl to the Board.”
Arnold continued, “These appointments also mark a milestone in the evolution of our Board, with two-thirds of our directors now women or U.S. minorities. At Eaton, we know having diverse teams drives innovation, growth, and strong performance. Our commitment to inclusion and diversity is also reflected in the strength of our global leadership team, more than half of whom are U.S. minorities.”