Vice President, Marketing
Nicholas Kanellias was appointed Vice President, Marketing, for General Aviation Programs at Pratt & Whitney Canada in August, 2016. In this role, he leads strategic planning efforts to expand the market for the company’s revolutionary PT6A engine and for the next-generation turbo propulsion (NGTP) programs in development.
Along with his team, he identifies and develops new market opportunities, defines concepts for emerging products, and establishes design and development requirements. His team also provides continuous engineering and technical support to PT6A operators. Mr.Kanellias leads product marketing and sales activities for General Aviation at the company and is P&WC’s liaison with General Aviation airframe original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) around the world.
Mr.Kanellias holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from McGill University (1990) and has worked for P&WC since 1996 when he joined the company as a Senior Test Engineer. After assuming positions of increasing responsibility in the Engineering Department, Mr.Kanellias took a number of roles in the company’s Marketing Department. Prior to his current assignment, he served as General Manager, Utility, Military and General Aviation Programs.