John is President & CEO of GE Aviation, the world’s leading provider of aircraft jet and turboprop engines and aircraft systems.
Prior to joining GE, John served as President & CEO of Embraer Commercial Aviation.
Before Embraer, John spent fifteen years in various executive roles at leading commercial aerospace advisory, leasing, and banking organizations.
John is a Fellow at The Royal Aeronautical Society, President Emeritus of The Wings Club Foundation and Director Emeritus of ORBIS International. John sits on the boards of directors of Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) and the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum.
An Advanced Management Program (AMP) graduate of Harvard Business School, John was awarded an MBA from University of Limerick and remains active at UL’s Kemmy Business School as an adjunct professor. In November 2021, the University of Limerick awarded John an honorary doctorate in Economic Science.