Danny Di Perna was appointed President, Aerostructures and Engineering Services in November 2018.
Mr. Di Perna has more than 30 years of aerospace and industrial experience. Before joining Bombardier, he served as Vice President, Global Sourcing at GE Power. In this role, he was in charge of strategic sourcing, procurement and supplier quality. Prior to that, he held a number of senior leadership positions within United Technologies Corporation (UTC), where he worked for 24 years. He was notably Senior Vice President, Operations of the Pratt & Whitney Division during the production readiness phase of the PurePower® family of engines and led the Auxiliary Power business for the Hamilton Sundstrand Division in San Diego, California.
Danny Di Perna also served as Senior Vice President of Aircraft and Engine Maintenance from 2007-2009 for Air Canada Technical Services (ACTS). He began his career at Pratt & Whitney Canada, where he held positions of increasing responsibility within engineering, marketing, manufacturing, supply chain and operations.
Mr. Di Perna earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Concordia University and a Masters of Business Administration from McGill University.