David Porter is vice president and chief financial officer for Pratt & Whitney. He leads Pratt & Whitney’s global
Finance team with responsibility for financial planning and reporting, accounting and controls, cost reduction, and
supporting execution of the company’s key priorities. Dave has over 30 years of broad finance experience and has
held roles of increasing responsibility at Pratt & Whitney, Collins Aerospace and United Technologies Corporation.
Prior to his current role, Dave served as vice president & CFO for Commercial Engines, focused on providing
strategic direction and leadership to support the business with specific focus on engine and Aftermarket
campaigns, improving operating margins, driving long-term profitable growth, ensuring disciplined capital
deployment, and maintaining best-in-class financial controls and compliance.
Dave joined UTC in 2001 in the corporate office as assistant controller before serving as the corporate director
of Investor Relations. He first joined Pratt & Whitney in 2005 as vice president of financial planning and analysis
before joining Commercial Engines as CFO in 2008. In 2012, Dave relocated to North Carolina to lead finance for
the Aircraft Systems segment at Collins Aerospace (formerly UTC Aerospace Systems).
Dave is a certified public accountant and earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting & Economics from
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units.