Darlene Smith

Vice President/General Manager, Air Vehicles & MRO
Darlene Smith, VP/GM Air Vehicles & MRO

Darlene Smith is Vice President and General Manager of Kaman Air Vehicles & MRO.

After joining Kaman Aerospace in 2001, Mrs. Smith held the positions of AVP Business Systems for Kaman Aerospace Group; Senior Director of Operations for Kaman Precision Products; Director of Materials for Kaman Aerospace; and Vice President of Supply Chain Management for Kaman Aerosystems. 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 Sales, Aftermarket Sales, Materials, Continuous Improvement and Supply Chain.

Mrs. Smith holds her Master of Management degree from Cambridge College, and has over 30 years of experience in the Aerospace & Defense industries.