biography

David Coleal

David ColealPresident, Business Aircraft, Aerospace

David M. Coleal took on the role of President, Bombardier Business Aircraft on June 15, 2015. Prior to this appointment, he was Executive Vice President and General Manager, Boeing, Business and Regional Jet Programs at Spirit Aerosystems, one of the world’s largest producers of aerostructures. In that position, he boosted productivity, reduced unit cost and enhanced the company’s product portfolio.

Before joining Spirit, Mr. Coleal was Vice President and General Manager, Bombardier Learjet from 2008 to 2011. During his mandate, he developed strong relationships with business aircraft customers and achieved operational improvements across the product lines.

Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Cirrus Design Corporation from 2001 to 2008. He also held various management positions throughout his career, including Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, New Product Development Manager at Caterpillar, and Assistant Manager at New United Motor Manufacturing.

David Coleal holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from California State University (CSU), Sacramento, an MBA in Management Science from CSU, East Bay, and a private pilot license.

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