Eaton Corp., Eden Prairie, Minn., announced yesterday that Daniel F. Koehler has been named director of market intelligence and strategy for the Hydraulics Group. Koehler will be responsible for the analysis and communication of market data, leading the annual strategic planning process for the global hydraulics business, and coordinating the strategy deployment and communication activities across the product divisions, regions and functions.

Previously, Koehler was global sales and marketing manager for Eaton’s Golf Grip business. During his time with Eaton, Koehler also served as Golf Grip’s marketing and product manager as well as customer support manager for the Aerospace Group.

Koehler has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana and a bachelor’s degree in personnel administration from the University of Kansas.