Robert Kokorda serves as Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, with responsibility for sales pursuits globally including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Turkey, Africa, Asia and India. In addition, he provides strategic leadership to the company's marketing efforts worldwide.
Kokorda brings 14 years of Sikorsky experience in operations, strategy and program management. His previous assignments include VP, Worldwide Customer Support Operations; VP, Production Operations; VP, Corporate Strategy & Synergy; VP Aftermarket Operations, and most recently VP of Programs in Sikorsky Military Systems.
Prior to joining Sikorsky he served for eight years as a captain in the U.S. Army, leading aviation units as a senior aviator and pilot in command for three different helicopters including the UH-60 BLACK HAWK aircraft. He is a decorated combat veteran of three different conflicts with both the 10th Mountain and 1st Armored Divisions.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and earned his master's degree in business administration from MIT as a Sloan Fellow.