Eaton Corporation will form a new Global Aftermarket and Clutch Business Unit, and named John Beering as its vice president and general manager, according to company officials.

The new business unit will combine Eaton’s automotive and truck aftermarket product lines and its heavy duty truck clutch business. It will have global responsibility for marketing, sales, business development, engineering, program management, and manufacturing strategy.

“This new structure will help us to put a greater focus on the aftermarket in both the automotive and commercial vehicle markets, and it will also allow us to better apply our resources to grow these businesses globally,” said Ken Davis, president – Eaton’s Vehicle Group. “John’s business leadership skills and experience position him very well to lead and grow these businesses for us.”