Darlene Smith

President, Kaman Air Vehicles & Kaman Precision Products
Darlene Smith, President, Kaman Air Vehicles & Kaman Precision Products

Darlene Smith is the President of Kaman Air Vehicles and Kaman Precision Products, a division of Kaman Aerospace Group.

After joining Kaman Aerospace in 2001, Mrs. Smith held the positions of Vice President/General Manager of Kaman Air Vehicles; VP Supply Chain and Enterprise Performance, AVP Business Systems for Kaman Aerospace Group; Senior Director of Operations for Kaman Precision Products; Director of Materials for Kaman Aerospace. Prior to her arrival at Kaman, Mrs. Smith had a variety of managerial positions at Pratt and Whitney over a 21 year period. These positions included Management of Logistics, Commercial Spare Part Support, Aftermarket Sales, Materials, Continuous Improvement, ERP Change Champion and Supply Chain.

Mrs. Smith holds her Master of Management degree from Cambridge College, and has over 35 years of experience in the Aerospace & Defense industries.