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Krannert Executive Forum - Earl Exum

Earl Exum

Earl Exum

President, International Aero Engines, AG
Raytheon Technologies

Earl Exum is President, International Aero Engines AG. IAE International Aero Engines AG is a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE:RTX), Pratt & Whitney Aero Engine International GmbH, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation, and MTU Aero Engines.
 
The highly reliable V2500 jet engine is offered through IAE. The engine powers the Airbus A320ceo family, Boeing MD-90 and most recently the Embraer C-390 Millennium, a military and government transport aircraft. V2500 engines power approximately 3000 aircraft with nearly 200 operators in over 80 countries.
 
Mr. Exum joined Pratt & Whitney in 1996 and has held positions in operations, aftermarket, overhaul and repair, materials management, continuous improvement, sales, and human resources. Immediately prior to his current role, he was Vice President, Maintenance Services & Aftermarket Sales. He led the aftermarket business from service development and pricing to sales and campaign support through fleet management of long term service agreements and operational analytics. Commercial Serviceable Assets was part of this team as a critical enabler to driving growth and supporting contracted fleets through the management of used serviceable material, procurement and transactional sales expertise.
 
Previously, Mr Exum was Vice President, Commercial Spares & Material Solutions. He was the senior executive responsible for the commercial engines transactional aftermarket business that includes spare part and engine maintenance sales. This business is one of the highest sales and profit generators for the corporation.
 
In his prior position, he was Vice President, Global Materials & Logistics - the senior executive responsible for forecasting, supply chain planning, materials systems and reporting, aftermarket operations planning and scheduling processes, engine master scheduling, configuration management, global distribution & logistics and for leading and executing the company’s inventory management strategies.
 
Mr. Exum holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and dual master’s degrees from Purdue University (M.S. in Management) and Ecole Supérieure de Commerce (ESC) de Rouen, France (MBA in International Business).
 
Mr. Exum represented Pratt & Whitney as chairman of the board of directors for Pratt & Whitney Materials International SARL and Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH in Lucerne, Switzerland; and represented Pratt & Whitney as a member of boards of directors for the following Global Services joint venture companies and subsidiaries: Combustor Airmotive Services Pte. Ltd., in Singapore; International Aerospace Tubes – Asia, in Singapore; Asian Compressor Technology Services Co., Ltd., in Taiwan; International Aerospace Tubes, in Indianapolis; and PWA International Limited and Pratt & Whitney Ireland Holdings, in Ireland.
 
He was President of the board of directors for WHC-TV in West Hartford, CT, and Treasurer for the board of directors for the Urban League of Greater Hartford. He is currently on the Board of Advisors for the Supply Chain Management program at the Howard University Business School and he is the President of WHAASCO (West Hartford African American Social & Cultural Organization).