Samir Mehta is President, Sikorsky Military Systems. Prior to being appointed to his current role, Samir was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS), the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. In this role, he had full general management responsibility for the operational units within SAS, including Military Customer Support (MCS) of US Government customers, Global Service & Support (GSS) of Commercial and International Military customers, and all Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) activities; Mission Equipment; and SAS Logistics.
Samir brings more than 15 years of varying UTC experience to this role. He began his career as a Legal Associate at Otis Elevator Company in 1995, and was promoted to Assistant General Counsel before leaving Otis in 2000 to come to Sikorsky. Samir held various positions within the Legal department at Sikorsky, including Associate General Counsel. He then moved into a general management role in 2008, leading Commercial Business Operations before becoming President of Helicopter Support, Inc. In May of 2010, he assumed the role of Vice President, Customer Service and Support, and was subsequently promoted to VP and COO, Sikorsky Aerospace Services in February of 2011.
Samir holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stonehill College, as well as Juris Doctorate and Master of Public Administration degrees from the University of Connecticut.