Pratt & Whitney announced that Carroll Lane has assumed the role of President of the company’s Commercial Engines business, reporting to Pratt & Whitney President Christopher Calio. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (UTX). The appointment was previously announced during the UTC Earnings call in October.
Carroll Lane succeeds Mr. Calio in this role; Mr. Calio was named President of Pratt & Whitney last year, succeeding Bob Leduc, who retired from the company after more than four decades of service.
Mr. Lane returns to Pratt & Whitney after leading Investor Relations for United Technologies Corporation, where he was responsible for developing and implementing strategies that position UTC as a preferred investment to domestic and international investor communities.
Mr. Lane first joined the UTC Corporate Office in 2012 as director, Corporate Strategy & Development. In 2014, he transferred to Pratt & Whitney as the senior director, Customer Solutions, and served in positions of increasing responsibility including vice president, Commercial Aftermarket. Prior to joining UTC, he was a director with CSP Associates, an Aerospace & Defence advisory firm in Cambridge, MA. Mr. Lane served in the United States Marine Corps as a Naval Aviator.
Mr. Lane earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Williams College and a master’s degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School.