Pratt & Whitney Canada
Maria Valerio was named Vice President, Supply Management, at Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) in 2015.
Ms. Valerio began her career at P&WC in 1987 as a planner and later assumed positions of increasing responsibility within Operations, specifically in process control, continuous improvement, quality functions and the manufacture of turbines, compressors, blades, combustion liners and gas generators. She was appointed General Manager, Campus 1, in 2005, and Director, Canadian Manufacturing, in 2006. In 2009, she was named Director, Strategic Cost Reduction, and was responsible for strategic leadership in the development of cost-reduction initiatives to support the company’s growth and financial goals. In 2010, she was named Vice President, Operations, Customer Service.
Ms. Valerio earned an MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., and bachelor’s and master’s degrees, both in engineering, from Concordia University in Montreal.