SDM Alum Named Pratt & Whitney Director

Tom Pelland, SDM '98

April 2, 2004

On March 17, 2004 Steve Heath, Vice President, Commercial Engine Programs and Technical Support named SDM ’98 alumni Thomas Pelland Director, Engine Program- PW6000.

In this role, Tom will lead the PW6000 team as it continues to meet all Program milestones. He will be responsible for overall leadership of the PW6000 Engine Program, ensuring P&L targets are met, and that all customer-focused programs are implemented within lead-time and budget.

Tom has worked for Pratt & Whitney for 14 years and has held various positions within the Engineering organization. In addition to his SM in Engineering and Management from MIT’s SDM program, he has a bachelor’s in aerospace engineering from Boston University.

Tom Pelland, SDM ’98