William Anderson, formerly an assistant Air Force secretary between 2005 and 2008, has joined power management company Eaton as a strategic development executive for its government segment.
Anderson will work with Eaton’s government business development team in Washington that offers power management and energy services to the federal government, Eaton said Friday.
He served as assistant secretary for installations, environment and logistics and as senior energy executive for the Air Force during the George W. Bush administration.
In those roles, he was responsible for the branch’s efforts to adopt alternative aviation fuels and oversaw renewable electricity projects at U.S. military installations.
“His leadership will be critical as we continue to help address some of the U.S. government’s greatest energy management challenges, ” said Ken Narod, Eaton director of government sales and solutions.
Anderson’s private sector career includes financial and tax consulting positions at Merrill Lynch (NYSE: HHH), Arthur Andersen, Ryder Systems and General Electric (NYSE: GE)
His roles at GE included tax counsel, general counsel, director of environmental and quality affairs, general manager and senior counsel for environmental health and safety.