Vice President, Industrial Management
Doug Purdy was named Vice President, Industrial Management, in October 2017. He is responsible for developing and driving the industrial strategy for all of Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC’s) engine programs and nacelle systems.
Mr. Purdy joined P&WC in 2000 as Business Unit Manager, Critical Rotating Machined Parts, following a 13-year career in the automotive industry at General Motors and Hyundai, both in Canada and the US. At P&WC, he assumed positions of increasing responsibility in the Operations, Aftermarket - Service Centres, Supply Management and Quality organizations before being appointed Vice President, Quality, Pratt & Whitney Canada, in April 2010. In February 2013 he was appointed to an expanded role as Vice President, Quality and Environment, Health and Safety. He subsequently assumed the role of Vice President, Production, Commercial Engines for Pratt and Whitney where he was responsible for the industrialization of the Geared Turbofan engines, as well as supporting the legacy fleet.
Mr. Purdy holds an MBA in management from the Université du Québec à Montréal.