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EXECUTIVE SPEECHES

September 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014
Supply Chain, Operations, Leadership

Albertelli Speaks at Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit

Jill Albertelli, vice president, Supply Management, Pratt & Whitney, delivered the keynote address at the Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit. … See more

June 2014

Friday, June 6, 2014
Military Engines, Leadership

Croswell Speaks at Kale JV Grand Opening Ceremony

Kale Group and Pratt & Whitney celebrated the opening of a new factory today in the Izmir Aegean Free Zone, which will specialize in manufacturing hardware for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … See more

April 2014

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Commercial Engines, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Leadership

Challenging Assumptions About MRO Growth

Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket President Matthew Bromberg delivered the keynote address to a packed crowd on Day 2 of the MRO Americas 2014 conference. … See more

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Engineering, Quality, Environment, Health & Safety, Leadership

Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination

Mary Anne Cannon, vice president, Quality and Environment, Health & Safety at Pratt & Whitney, was the morning keynote speaker at the Society of Women Engineers Region F conference. … See more

February 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Engineering, Leadership

UTC: Powering the Future of Connecticut Aerospace

United Technologies Chairman and CEO Louis Chênevert and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announced an agreement under which UTC will invest up to $500 million to upgrade and expand its aerospace research, development and manufacturing facilities over the next 5 years. … See more

September 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Commercial Engines

The Next Big Thing is Less: Advances in Propulsion Technology Driving Aviation's Future

Pratt & Whitney President David P. Hess was the keynote speaker at the Aero Club of Washington's luncheon series earlier today in Washington, D.C. Approximately 150 industry, media and government officials were in attendance for the event. … See more

July 2013

Saturday, July 27, 2013
Leadership, Commercial Engines

William Kircher Introduces Vice President Biden at Eagle Services Asia

William Kircher, vice president, Singapore Overhaul and Repair, and president, UTC Aerospace Singapore, introduced Vice President Biden at an event attended by 300 employees, dignitaries and local business representatives. … See more

May 2013

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Leadership, Diversity

David Hess Speaks at Pratt & Whitney Women's Leadership Forum

Pratt & Whitney President David Hess spoke at the P&W Women's Leadership Forum in Hartford, Conn., on Wednesday. … See more

January 2013

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Leadership

Bennett Croswell Speaks at Gov. Malloy's Press Briefing

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy announced a major legislative proposal regarding STEM education and the University of Connecticut in an event at the Pratt & Whitney Customer Training Center on Thursday. … See more

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Commercial Engines

David Hess Speaks at Seletar Aerospace Park Groundbreaking

Today Pratt & Whitney Singapore Manufacturing broke ground on a new facility at the Seletar Aerospace Park. This new production facility will manufacture fan blades and high pressure turbine disks for Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engines. … See more

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Military Engines

Bennett Croswell Speaks at F119 Final Engine Ceremony

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines today delivered the 507th and last production F119 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its F-22 Raptor fleet. The F119 Final Engine Delivery ceremony at the Middletown, Conn., Engine Center was held with representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin and Boeing in attendance. … See more

December 2012

Monday, December 3, 2012
Sequestration

Appeal to Lawmakers: Step Back from the Fiscal Cliff

Pratt & Whitney President David Hess, in his role as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association, joined a panel of chief executive officers from the defense industry for a panel discussion on the threat of sequestration on national security. … See more

October 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012
Commercial Engines

PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony Remarks: Jim Dunn

Jim Dunn, director, Systems Engineering & Validation, Pratt & Whitney, spoke at the PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony. … See more

Friday, October 26, 2012
Commercial Engines

PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony Remarks: Graham Webb

Graham Webb, chief engineer, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Development, spoke at the PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony. … See more

Friday, October 26, 2012
Commercial Engines

PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony Remarks: Greg Gernhardt

Greg Gernhardt, vice president, Pratt & Whitney 30K Engine Programs, spoke at the PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony. … See more

Friday, October 12, 2012
Aerospace Industries Association

"Transatlantic Trends and Opportunities"

Pratt & Whitney President David Hess, in his role as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association, spoke at the ASD Annual Convention and Technology Forum in Lisbon, Portugal, on October 12. ASD, European Industry Associations for Aerospace, Security and Defense, is the counterpart of the American Aerospace Industries Association. … See more

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Aerospace Industries Association

"The Global Aerospace Trends and the U.S. Perspective on the Role of Japan"

Pratt & Whitney President David Hess spoke at Japan International Aerospace Exhibition in Nagoya, Japan, on October 9. In his keynote speech, "The Global Aerospace Trends and the U.S. Perspective on the Role of Japan," Hess focused on the outlook for the aerospace industry and stressed the long history of Pratt & Whitney in Japan. … See more

August 2012

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Sequestration

“The Countdown to Sequestration”

Pratt & Whitney President David Hess, in his role as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association, spoke at the summer meeting of the AIA Supplier Management Council in Hartford, Conn. … See more

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Sequestration

“Sequestration: A Threat to Florida and the Nation”

Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky, in conjunction with the Aerospace Industries Association, hosted a "Second to None" rally for more than 300 employees on Wednesday in West Palm Beach, Fla. … See more

July 2012

Thursday, July 19, 2012
Sequestration

“The Aerospace Industry Under Sequestration: Bracing for Cuts, Seeking Long-Term Commitments”

Pratt & Whitney President David Hess, in his role as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association, addressed the House Aerospace Caucus on the potential effect of sequestration on the U.S. aerospace industry … See more

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Sequestration

Testimony of Mr. David Hess, President, Pratt & Whitney, Before the House Armed Services Committee On Sequestration Implementation and Options and the Effects on National Defense

Pratt & Whitney President Dave Hess testified before the House Armed Services Committee today on the topic of sequestration implementation and the effects on national defense … See more

May 2012

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Leadership

Royal Aeronautical Society, Interview with Pratt & Whitney President David Hess

Pratt & Whitney President David Hess was the guest of honor at the Royal Aeronautical Society's annual banquet in London on May 16. The event typically draws 400 to 500 guests … See more

Monday, May 2, 2011
Leadership

Singapore Business Leadership Program's "Beyond Boundaries 2011: Leadership for a Globalized Asia", Pratt & Whitney President David P. Hess

Pratt & Whitney President David Hess shared his views on leadership at the Singapore Business Leadership Program's "Beyond Boundaries 2011: Leadership for a Globalized Asia" event in May 2011. … See more

March 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Aerospace

Committee on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, United States House of Representatives Testimony of Jim Maser

The time for industry and government to work together to define future space policy is now. We must establish an overarching policy. … See more

February 2011

Sunday, February 13, 2011
Leadership

Op-Ed: State Must Build on Strengths to Better Compete, By David P. Hess

Job growth and global competitiveness are top priorities for our nation. They are for Connecticut, too. Connecticut has been Pratt & Whitney’s home for 85 years. It has been, and can continue to be, a good place to do the right kind of work … See more

January 2011

Friday, January 7, 2011
Leadership

David P. Hess, Pratt & Whitney President, CBIA Economic Summit and Outlook 2011

A Vision for Job Growth and Prosperity in Connecticut: Transforming Our State into a 21st Century Competitive Advantage for Business … See more

October 2009

Thursday, October 1, 2009
Commercial Engines

Jim Moravecek, Air France A380 Delivery

'Even though we formed as a joint venture back in 1996 between General Electric and Pratt & Whitney, it wasn't until Air France became the first customer to select the GP7000 engines to power their A380s that the Engine Alliance truly … See more

September 2009

Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Commercial Engines

Todd Kallman, Shanghai Engine Center Grand Opening

'This engine center is an excellent example of advanced technology being deployed in a strategic market to help our customers reduce costs and turn-around time. We will be able to overhaul… See more

Thursday, September 25, 2008
Commercial Engines

Steve Finger, Aero Club Speech

Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower® family of engines offers fuel-saving Geared Turbofan (TM) technology as a big part of the solution for struggling commercial airlines, President Steve Finger said in a speech at the Aero Club in Washington, D.C. … See more