Nov 24, 2009
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. Mary Ellen Jones
has been named President of the Engine Alliance, a 50/50 joint venture of General Electric and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. Jones will succeed Jim Moravecek
who will return to Pratt & Whitney in a new leadership position.
Jones comes to the Engine Alliance from Pratt & Whitney where she most recently led Commercial Engines & Global Services Marketing. Prior to this role, she served at the Engine Alliance as head of Sales & Marketing.
"I am pleased to have the opportunity to lead the Engine Alliance during an exciting time when the GP7200 is doing so well in service, and we have additional A380 aircraft with GP7200 engines entering service," Jones said. "It is also an honor to succeed Jim Moravecek, whose leadership has helped this joint venture become even more successful."
Throughout her career with Pratt & Whitney, Jones has held positions of increasing responsibility both domestically and internationally in sales, government relations and communications. Jones holds a bachelor's degree in Business from Michigan State University and a master's degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University.
"I am confident that Mary Ellen's experience with the Engine Alliance and commitment to our customers will be an asset to the Engine Alliance," said Moravecek. "I wish Mary Ellen and the entire Engine Alliance team continued success."