Eaton Corp. has named Dave Karnes vice president-sales North America Truck. Karnes most recently served as director-Roadranger field sales and marketing North America Truck.

“Dave’s diverse background and experience will serve the business well in his newly expanded role,” said Tim Sinden, president. “As a key member of the North American Truck leadership team, Dave will be an integral part of our growth strategy going forward.”

Karnes joined Eaton in 1987 as a manufacturing accountant for the transmission division, and before moving to sales in 2008 held the position of division controller for the Vehicle Group’s Clutch business.