Pratt & Whitney Canada
Maria Valerio was named Vice President, Quality & Environment, Health & Safety, at Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) in 2018.
Ms. Valerio began her career at P&WC as a planner and later assumed positions of increasing responsibility within Operations, specifically in process control, continuous improvement, quality functions and the manufacture of complex engine parts. 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, and was responsible for all Service Centres under the Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) network. In 2015, she was named Vice President, Supply Management, and was responsible for supply chain delivery, quality and cost assurance.
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.