Mark McGuire is taking over as vp & general counsel for Cleveland, OH-based automotive and truck component supplier Eaton Corp., replacing J. Robert Horst, who is retiring Nov. 30 after 31 years with the company.
McGuire would report directly to the company’s chairman & CEO, Alexander Cutler, and will start Dec. 1.
McGuire is joining Eaton from International Paper Co., where he served most recently as vp and deputy general counsel since 2003. He joined the company in 1992 and held a variety of positions, including general counsel, Europe, and associate general counsel. Prior to International Paper, McGuire was a partner in the Atlanta law firm of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer and Murphy.
McGuire holds a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and a bachelor's degree in psychology from George Washington University.