Brad D. Mottier is vice president and general manager of GE Aviation's Business & General Aviation and Integrated Systems Organization.
Prior to this January 2008 appointment, Mottier served as vice president and general manager of GE Aviation's Services operation, where he led the global organization that provides maintenance, repair and overhaul as well as material solutions. He was named a company officer of General Electric Company in 2005.
Mottier joined GE in 2002 when GE acquired Unison Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aviation's Services operation, and he served as president and chief executive officer of that business until September 2005. Prior to the acquisition, he worked for more than 20 years at Unison, holding various roles of increasing responsibility. These roles included senior development engineer, engineering manager, materials manager, quality control manager, product line manager, sales and marketing manager, operations manager, vice president of marketing, senior vice president and executive vice president.
He is a 1979 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana, where he earned a bachelor's degree in general engineering. He also has earned a master's in engineering degree from the University of Illinois and a master's in business administration from the University of Chicago.
Mottier is vice president of the Sontag Foundation; chairman of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association; member of the President's Council for the University of Illinois, and a distinguished alumni of the Department of General Engineering at the University of Illinois.
GE Aviation, an operating unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet engines, components and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings.