Palash Roy Chowdhury

Chairman, UWD
MD India – Pratt & Whitney & Director – UTC India Pvt. Ltd

PalashPalash joined UTC in 2001 and assumed his current position in January 2011. In this role, Palash is responsible for P&W’s growth in India including developing, coordinating and implementing business strategies, new business development, government/industry relations, aftermarket support and talent management. In his 15+ at UTC, Palash has served in multiple roles of increasing importance in supply chain, program management, operations, and general management.

He holds an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Mangalore University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Michigan State University. He has also attended UTC’s leadership program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

In addition to his responsibilities at Pratt & Whitney, He currently serves in the following roles:

  • UTC Director of the Board – UTC India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Chair – UTC India CSR Council
  • Industry
  • Chairman, Civil Aviation Committee – AMCHAM
  • Co-Chairman, Civil Aviation Committee – FICCI