Full Name
Tom Gentile
Job Title
President and CEO
Spirit AeroSystems
Speaker Bio
Tom Gentile is president and chief executive officer for Spirit AeroSystems. From April 2016 to July 2016, Gentile served as executive vice president and chief operating officer. From 2014 to his appointment with the Company, Gentile served as president and chief operating officer of GE Capital where he oversaw GE Capital’s global operations, IT and capital planning and served on its board of directors. Gentile had been employed by GE since 1998, and before his most recent position, held the position of president and CEO of GE Healthcare’s Healthcare Systems division from 2011 until 2014 and the position of President and CEO of GE Aviation Services from 2008 until 2011.

He has held numerous other leadership and strategy roles with McKinsey and Company, U.S. broadcaster CBS and General Motors. In addition, Gentile was previously chairman and continues to serve on the board of InSightec, a global leader in non-invasive image guided therapy.

An active community member, Gentile serves on the executive committee of the Aerospace Industries Association and the governing boards of the Greater Wichita Partnership and Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters. Gentile is a champion of Spirit’s Good Neighbor Fund employee giving program and also serves as a Trustee of the ALS Finding a Cure organization. He previously served on the Greater Milwaukee Committee, as well as on the boards of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Gentile received his bachelor’s degree in economics and Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University, and also studied International Relations at the London School of Economics.
Tom Gentile