Caltha Seymour is Director, Business Development & Strategic Planning, Mission Systems Division, Industrial Sector for Eaton, a power management company.
Named to this role in August 2022, Caltha has overall responsibility for strategic planning and business development of products in the Actuation & Environmental Systems, with significant focus in the areas of M&A activities, profit planning, external relationships, and portfolio management. She is currently based in Cleveland, OH.
Originally from Canada, Caltha is in her sixth year working for Eaton and is a 2018 graduate of Eaton’s Global Leadership Development Program. She’s held positions managing new product development, enterprise-wide global inclusion & diversity initiatives, and a role as a cross-functional project leader for Eaton’s $2.5B commercial vehicle product line. In addition, Caltha was the first National Channel Manager for the Industrial Controls Division where she was responsible for $262M of distribution channel partner sales, strategic marketing initiatives, and programs to cultivate sales growth and increase profitability.
Prior to joining Eaton, Caltha leveraged her leadership skills in operations and consulting positions for institutions of higher education and professional sports, including the National Football League & the United States Military Academy—West Point.
Caltha graduated from Tulane University with an MBA in International Business & Finance with experiences in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. She is a former elite Track & Field athlete, classically trained pianist, with French as a second language, and currently serves on the Athlife Foundation Board of Directors. Caltha is also an advisory board member for The Salvation Army Western Territory, The Influence Lab & The Command Presence Foundation.