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David P. Hess

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David P. Hess, Retired EVP and Chief Customer Officer for Aerospace, United Technologies Corporation, a global leader in aerospace and technology; formerly President, Pratt & Whitney
Mr. Hess has 40 years of experience in the aerospace industry, including 38 at United Technologies Corporation where he retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer for Aerospace. From 2009 to 2014 he was President of Pratt & Whitney, responsible for the company’s global operations in the design, manufacture and service of engines for commercial and military aircraft. Most recently, Mr. Hess served as the interim CEO and a board member for Arconic Corporation. Hess was a 10-year member of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Board of Governors Executive Committee, serving as Chairman in 2012. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.


Mr. Hess serves on the Finance Committee and the Nominating & Governance Committee.