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Awarded women leadership in Eaton: we keep moving on
  • 2018 Women • Reform • Leadership Forum organized by Shanghai Daily takes place in Shanghai, China.
  • Eaton receives Women Innovation Leadership Award.
  • Cally Wu from Eaton is named as Academic Advisor for Women Leadership.
  • Eaton is dedicated to supporting and bringing more women value to the organization for years.

SHANGHAI … On June 13, in recognition of the leadership and belonging company’s endeavor to support women in their career development, Cally Wu, Vice President Human Resources Corporate, Asia Pacific at Eaton, receives the Women Innovation Leadership Award on behalf of Eaton and is named as Academic Advisor for Women Leadership during the 2018 Women • Reform • Leadership Forum organized by Shanghai Daily.

The forum aims to honor outstanding companies and females for their achievements in pursuing gender equality and women’s leadership. 23 awards are given this year. Winners are females from various industries and fields.

“These women are the faces of exciting careers from different functions and industries” said Zhu Jiajian, President of Shanghai Daily, “We chose to honor these women because they each made significant achievements in their own area through positive impact on their company and their industry as a whole. They are examples of women leadership all around.” The awards are part of the larger Women Leadership program to empower women’s career and leadership and push forward gender equality in companies.

“I feel so honored to receive these awards on behalf of Eaton. It credits our company, who provides multi-channel chances to practice our company culture,” commented Cally Wu, Vice President Human Resources Corporate, Asia Pacific at Eaton. “Eaton provides an inclusion and diversity culture to its employees because it is the right thing to do for our people, investors, customers and communities. We are engaged to promote women growth and women value in our company. One example can be seen with a popular organization in our company named WAVE (Women Added Value at Eaton). The organization offers various resources and support to help women with their needs in career, family, further learning, education and health. As a global leading power management company, Eaton stays in an industry which is of high difference compared with general FMCG enterprises and service industries, while women employees still take up around 39.1% in Eaton China and among the management level, 35.3% are female. As one of these women, I feel so proud.”

In addition, WAVE, in this year, goes on breaking through the limitation of gender and develops more males to join, hence to add the integrity and more diversified contents to the program and facilitate the growth of women multidimensionally. Every year, women from different sectors will be honored for their contributions to specific fields. The theme this year is to encourage women in our manufacturing plants. Based on Eaton Leadership Attributes: we are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we learn, which creates more healthy and sustainable environment for women leadership development. To carry forward women value in the organization, Eaton keeps moving on.

“I really enjoy my work at Eaton,” Cally added, “There are so many different facets in human resources management in a diversified industry Eaton is in. We need to keep pace with the Times, to be focused, adjustable, optimized to lead our human resources management. Talent is our great fortune. We keep a more open and inclusive heart, actively attract all kinds of quality talents, cultivate them and offer diversified development paths and chances for employees of various functions with different characteristics, therefore to achieve the optimization and innovation of human resource strategy. We are engaged to drive positive changes to make what matters work. There is nothing more satisfying and happy to me than working together with our team driving new innovation and create more value to our group.”

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit