Bob Leduc has been president of Pratt & Whitney since January 2016. He has held numerous senior executive roles over 39 years at United Technologies Corporation. He retired as president of Sikorsky Aircraft in 2015.
He began his career in aerospace engineering at Pratt & Whitney holding roles of increasing leadership responsibility in program management, strategy and customer support before being named senior vice president, Engine Programs & Customer Support in 1995. In 2000 he was appointed president of Large Commercial Engines and Chief Operating Officer.
Bob joined Hamilton Sundstrand in 2004 serving as president, Flight Systems and Classified Programs. He was appointed president of Boeing 787, Space Systems & U.S. Government Classified Programs in 2010. He continued as president, Boeing Programs & Space with the establishment UTC Aerospace Systems in 2012.
Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southeastern Massachusetts University and an honorary doctorate in Business from the University of Massachusetts.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit the website at www.utc.com or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.