Pratt & Whitney Canada
Benoit Beaudoin was named Vice President, Operations, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), in 2008.
Mr. Beaudoin manages global supply chain, manufacturing and assembly operations. As a member of the Pratt & Whitney executive team and UTC Operations council, he drives the execution of a number of strategies across the corporation. Under his leadership, P&WC has increased its global manufacturing footprint and, in 2011, the world-class Mirabel Aerospace Centre was established for the lean assembly of the next-generation product family (NGPF) of engines for Pratt & Whitney as well as global flight testing. Since August 2014, he has expanded his role to support NGPF industrialization at Pratt & Whitney East Hartford.
Mr. Beaudoin began his career at P&WC in 2001 as Manager, Eastern European Operations, and later assumed positions of increasing responsibility in Logistics and Global Manufacturing. In 2004, Mr. Beaudoin was named Vice President, Supply Management, overseeing a period of tremendous growth in manufacturing capacity and supply chain spends.
Before joining P&WC, Mr. Beaudoin worked as a consultant at Andersen Consulting and held a variety of senior management positions in manufacturing and production at Kraft Canada. Mr. Beaudoin earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1989.