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Lennart Jonsson - Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Eaton Corporation

Lennart Jonsson is Sr. Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Eaton Corporation, Electrical Sector.  Lennart

Jonsson was born in Lidkoping Sweden.  He received an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in 1974.  After completing his studies Lennart started an international carrier by joining Nea- Lindberg AS, Copenhagen Denmark, as a project leader with responsibility for development of electrical equipment and power converters.  In 1977, he joined Ulveco Power Systems, Stockholm Sweden as a Design Engineer and was later promoted to Product Development Manager.  The product development activity included 48 V DC Power Systems, Power Supplies for Telecommunication applications, and UPS product lines.  In 1987, Lennart joined Fiskars Power Systems OY/AB in Stockholm and Helsinki as Director of Product Development.  In 1994, he moved from Sweden to the United States to take a position as Vice President of Engineering at Powerware Corporation, in San Diego, CA and Raleigh, NC.  In 2004 he became Director of Engineering at Eaton Power Quality Corporation, responsible for development of all Power Quality products globally.  This includes Uninterruptible Power Systems, Power Factor Correction, Power Distribution, TVSS, and other products and services to improve the Power Quality in critical applications.  In 2007, Lennart was appointed Vice President and Chief Technology Offi cer for Eaton Electrical Sector.