David Gitlin Named President, Aircraft Systems - UTC Aerospace Systems
HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 12, 2013
HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp.
(NYSE: UTX) announced today that David Gitlin has been named President of the
Aircraft Systems business segment of UTC Aerospace Systems, effective
immediately and reporting to Alain Bellemare, President & CEO, UTC Propulsion
& Aerospace Systems. Gitlin succeeds Curtis Reusser who is leaving to pursue
his career outside of UTC.
"Dave is exceptionally well qualified to takeover leadership of the Aircraft
Systems organization having served as Senior Vice President of Aircraft
Systems since the launch of UTC Aerospace Systems last year and having led the
integration process for United Technologies since the agreement to acquire
Goodrich in 2011," Bellemare said. "Dave and Curtis have worked hand in hand
since the beginning of the integration and I am confident in Dave's ability to
lead the Aircraft Systems business segment into the future."
Gitlin, 44, has been with UTC since 1997, holding leadership positions in
legal, business development, program management and customer service. Before
the acquisition of Goodrich, he served as President, Aerospace Customers &
Business Development, at Hamilton Sundstrand, where he oversaw aerospace
customer service and support, business development activities, strategic
partnerships, and mergers & acquisitions.
"I would like to personally thank Curtis for his 25 years of dedicated service
to Goodrich and his leadership at UTC Aerospace Systems since the
acquisition," Bellemare added. "We wish him all the best in his future
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems
and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace
Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide
manufacturing and customer service facilities.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified
company providing high technology products and services to the building and
aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit www.utc.com or follow the
company on Twitter: @UTC.
SOURCE United Technologies Corp.
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