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Turtle & Hughes Names New Leader for Electrical Distribution Unit

Eaton Corp. veteran Michael Vitiello has joined Turtle & Hughes as VP & National Sales Manager of its Electrical Distribution division.
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Turtle & Hughes on Jan. 18 announced that Michael Vitiello has joined as Vice President, National Sales Manager of its Electrical Distribution division.

Vitiello, who had spent his entire career with Eaton Corp., will be responsible for the the company’s Distribution Sales Leaders, Turtle & Hughes said.

Mike Vitiello

“We are very fortunate to attract top talent like Mike Vitiello as we look to our second century of excellent service to our customers,” CEO Kathleen Shanahan said. “In addition to his technical acumen, Mike is passionate about building a strong customer-focused culture to achieve financial and operational excellence, and deliver on our mission of sustainability, which has long been at the core of our business strategy.”

Vitiello worked at Eaton for 13 years, most recently serving as Business Operations Manager responsible for the financials, production, marketing and sales of a New Jersey facility manufacturing electrical distribution equipment. He developed and executed supply chain, engineering and manufacturing processes, and his location was named Eaton’s Top Performing Satellite Plant in 2021, according to Turtle & Hughes.

“Mike has a strong record of success in technical leadership positions at Eaton with expertise in engineering, sales, operations, supply chain, and manufacturing processes, consistently exceeding goals,” said Luis Valls, President, Electrical Distribution division. “His diverse experience makes him an invaluable resource to our internal sales staff and distribution customers who rely on us to provide sustainable solutions, in power distribution, lighting/energy, and industrial infrastructure consulting.”

Turtle & Hughes ranked No. 16 on MDM’s 2022 Top Electrical Distributors.

Click here to listen to a December 2022 MDM Podcast with Turtle & Hughes CEO Shanahan, who discussed the electrical distributor’s emphasis on diversity in both its workforce and supplier base.

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