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Della Posta named president of Pratt & Whitney Canada

May 9, 2019  By Helicopters Staff

Maria Della Posta succeeds John Saabas as President, Pratt & Whitney Canada. (Photo: Pratt & Whitney)

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., has appointed Maria Della Posta as president of Pratt & Whitney Canada, effective June 1, succeeding John Saabas, who has announced his retirement.

“Pratt & Whitney Canada has a leadership position in all of its markets, with a portfolio of more than 64,000 engines in service and 13,000 customers worldwide,” said Bob Leduc, president, Pratt & Whitney. “Maria has been instrumental in building Pratt & Whitney Canada’s portfolio throughout her career. Maria brings extensive experience and a deep understanding of our customers and the markets in which we operate.”

Della Posta joined Pratt & Whitney in 1985 and progressed through roles of increasing leadership in Supply Chain, Finance and Customer Service. She was named vice president, customer support in 2001, senior vice president, sales and marketing in 2010, and senior vice president, Pratt & Whitney Canada in 2012.



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