Arun Raha, director of economic analysis at EatonÂ (NYSE: ETN) for two years, has been appointed vice president and chief economistÂ followingÂ Jim Meil’s retirement after 29 years with the company.
Eaton said WednesdayÂ that Raha will report toÂ Richard Fearon, the company’s vice chairman and chief financial and planning officer.
“(Raha)Â is an accomplished economist with a detailed knowledge of our markets, ” Fearon said.
Raha returned to Eaton in 2012 to serve as director of economic analysis after time as chief economist for the state of Washington.
He first started at Eaton in 2000 as a senior economist and later became manager of development and planning.
He also has served as VP ofÂ economic research and consulting atÂ Swiss Re.