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About David Coleal

Based in Wichita, Kansas, David Coleal holds responsibilities with Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., as general manager and executive vice president. His area of leadership expanded in 2012 beyond the fuselage segment to encompass the Gulfstream and Boeing wing division in Tulsa. David Coleal engaged in turning around the latter facility in preparation for divestiture of the Gulfstream wing programs. His efforts have had a positive impact on corporate performance and enhanced Spirit’s overall product portfolio.

Mr. Coleal was vice president and general manager with Bombardier Learjet in Wichita from 2008 to 2011. He guided the Learjet 70, 75 and 85, business jet development programs. Mr. Coleal achieved results that earned him the Bombardiers Annual Accomplishments Award.

David Coleal additionally has experience as president and chief operating officer with Cirrus Design Corporation in Duluth, Minnesota. From 2001 to 2008, he ultimately moved Cirrus to be the best selling aircraft in its class.

Work experience

Apr 2011Present

Executive Vice President and General Manager

Spirit Aerosystems



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