Vice President Customer Operations
Defense North America
Educational Degree - B.S.A.E. Purdue University 1973
M.S.E. Purdue University 1976
Since January, 2002, Mr. Warner has functioned in the Customer Operations role for Defense North America. The role serves to facilitate achievement of the key financial goals and objectives for the business. In particular, the Master Scheduling activity for all product delivery reports through this organization. In addition, the position focuses the Quality, IT, ERP and Business Process Improvement activities within Defense North America.
From 1998 through 2001, Mr. Warner was the Program Manager for the Joint Strike Fighter’s(JSF) Liftfan Program. The role focused on leading a team in developing the Liftfan for concept demonstration in Lockheed Martin’s X-35B STOVL aircraft. The results of this effort contributed to award of the Joint Strike Fighter follow-on contract to Lockheed Martin and recognition for Rolls-Royce as part of the winning Integrated Liftfan Propulsion System team for the 2001 Collier Award.
Prior to the JSF assignment, Mr. Warner served in a variety of project management roles including Chief Engineer for the T56 Turboprop production engine and Chief Project Engineer for the AE 2100D3 engine during its development and civil certification for the C-130J aircraft.
He and his wife Mary Jane have raised three children, all Purdue graduates, and launched them into the work force.