VP, Global Sales And Marketing
Edward Kokoszka (Ed Koko) joined TRUEAERO on May 7, 2018, as Vice-President, Global Sales & Marketing for TRUEAERO Asset Management (TAAM). Ed brings to TAAM 40+ years of OEM experience. Prior to joining TAAM, Ed was Pratt & Whitney’s General Manager, Sales, Global Leasing-European Region, Middle East and Russia. Throughout his career with Pratt & Whitney—commencing in 1976 with engineering functions in experimental test support, manufacturing, production and flight test operations—Ed held increasingly responsible, leadership positions. More recently, they included marketing, management, leasing and aftermarket support, with the integration of the IAE V2500 engine into the Pratt & Whitney product line. That encompassed management of customer focus teams and sales specialists, which interfaced with lessors, banks and financial institutions.
Among other positions held by Ed at Pratt & Whitney were General Manager, European Region, Commercial Engines and Global Services and Leasing Companies; Client Manager, European Region, Commercial Engines and Services; Director, V2500 Customer Business, Latin America, Caribbean and Airbus Corporate Jetliner; and Regional Director, V2500 Marketing & Sales; and Sales & Marketing Regional Director, East Africa. Along with his decades of experience on commercial aircraft engines, Ed also served as Pratt & Whitney’s Deputy Program Manager, C-17/F117 Program from 1986 through 1989. The F117 engine was designed to US Air Force specifications to power the C-17 airlifter.
Ed holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from Lowell Technological Institute, a Master of Science in Business Management from Hartford Graduate Center, and a Master of Business Administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He currently resides with his wife in Tolland, CT, but will be relocating to Port St. Lucie, FL.