United Technologies appoints Christopher T. Calio President for Pratt & Whitney

United Technologies has appointed Christopher T. Calio as president of Pratt & Whitney, effective upon the retirement of Bob Leduc in early 2020.

Chris Calio will assume leadership of Pratt & Whitney after serving as president of its commercial engines business since 2017.

As president of Pratt & Whitney’s commercial engines business, Calio is responsible for the development, program management, sales, customer support and aftermarket services of the company’s portfolio of large commercial engines, including the P&W GTF engine family. 

Previously, Calio served as chief of staff to UTC Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes. He joined United Technologies in 2005 and served in positions of increasing responsibility across the corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Trinity College, and MBA and law degrees from the University of Connecticut.

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