- Academy Member Profiles
Year Inducted / Awarded: 2006
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Stephen Heath is President of Pratt & Whitney’s Commercial Engines business. He is responsible for the company’s world-wide Commercial Engines operations, including overseeing a fleet of 15,000 engines, new and developmental engine program initiatives, customer and technical support, sales and marketing, new and serviceable spare part sales, and the airplane manufacturer liaison offices located in Toulouse, France and Seattle, WA. Mr. Heath progressed through a variety of leadership positions since joining the company in 1973, including President of International Aero Engines (IAE), a joint venture company with which Pratt & Whitney is a leading partner, which produces the V2500 engine for the Airbus A320 family of aircraft. Prior to this current assignment, he was Vice President of Commercial Engines Programs. Mr. Heath also has served as Vice President of Customer Service, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, and Director of Pratt’s V2500 program. He serves on the Board of Directors of IAE; the Engine Alliance (EA), another joint venture company with Pratt & Whitney; and the P&W Institute of Collaborative Engineering (PWICE).