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PRATT & WHITNEY ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS IN COMMERCIAL ENGINE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

PRATT & WHITNEY ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS IN COMMERCIAL ENGINE BUSINESS
 ORGANIZATION
 EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney has made appointments to key positions within its Commercial Engine Business following the planned retirement of several executives.
 Among those new appointments are:
 -- John F. Bowden, vice president-Toulouse, France, office
 -- Michael J. Mancuso, vice president, comptroller
 -- David J. McGonigle, vice president-marketing for Africa and the
 Middle East
 -- Tom Ronell, vice president-marketing for North and South America
 -- Eric B. Schoenholz, vice president-marketing for Europe
 -- Robert E. Sheklin, vice president-Los Angeles office
 -- Leonard J. Sorosiak, vice president-customer support for
 Commercial Engine Business
 "All these people bring many years of experience to their new posts," said Selwyn D. Berson, president of Commercial Engine Business. "They will be leaders as we continue to focus our efforts on responding to our customers with the best engines and support services in the world."
 Bowden will be in charge of Pratt & Whitney's office in Toulouse, France, the headquarters of Airbus Industrie. He will be responsible for technical, business and marketing liaison between Pratt & Whitney and Airbus. He joined the company in 1966 and has held a variety of engineering, customer support and marketing positions. Most recently he served as regional marketing director for the Commonwealth of Independent States and Central Europe. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Bowden has a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical engineering, as well as a master of science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master of business administration degree from the University of Connecticut.
 Mancuso is responsible for the overall financial management of Commercial Engine Business, which had $3.8 billion in sales in 1991. He comes to Pratt & Whitney from United Technologies' Hamilton Standard Division where he had served as vice president-finance. Previous to that, he held financial management positions at UTC's corporate headquarters. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Villanova University and a master of business administration degree from Eastern College.
 McGonigle, a 32-year Pratt & Whitney veteran, will oversee the company's commercial marketing activities throughout Africa and the Middle East. Over the years he has served in key engineering, product management and marketing posts. Most recently he headed Pratt & Whitney's Los Angeles office. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where he earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.
 Sheklin, who succeeds McGonigle in the Los Angeles office, will represent both Commercial Engine Business and Government Engines & Space Propulsion activities. He joined Pratt & Whitney in 1964 after earning a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the City College of New York. He has served in engineering and marketing positions, most recently as marketing director for the Asia-Pacific region.
 Ronell will direct the marketing activities at airlines throughout North and South America. He joins Pratt & Whitney from Airbus Industrie of North America where he served as vice president-sales. Prior to his association with Airbus, Ronell had worked in marketing assignments for McDonnell Douglas and had served as the manager of maintenance administration for Northwest Airlines. He holds a bachelor of science degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
 Schoenholz becomes vice president-marketing for Europe after serving as the marketing director for that region since 1988. He joined Pratt & Whitney in 1968 and has held positions in engineering, program analysis and marketing. He has a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh and masters degrees in operations research and business administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Connecticut, respectively.
 Sorosiak will lead Commercial Engine Business' worldwide efforts to support some 20,000 engines in use by 300 airlines around the world. Previously, he served as director of the PW2000 and the JT9D engine programs. He joined Pratt & Whitney in 1962 after earning a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Toledo. He also holds a master of science degree in mechanical engineering and a master of business administration degree, both from the University of Connecticut.
 Pratt & Whitney is a unit of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) based in Hartford, Conn.
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 CONTACT: Mark Sullivan of Pratt & Whitney, 203-565-4415
 (UTX) CO: PRATT & WHITNEY; UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION IN: AIR SU: PER ST: CT -- NE012 -- X563 06/15/92
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