Doug Balsbough heads Human Resources at Collins Aerospace. In this role, he works to empower the next generation of leaders and innovators to help redefine the future of the aerospace and defense industry.
He brings more than 25 years of experience to his current position at Collins Aerospace. Doug most recently served as chief Human Resources officer at UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS). He also previously held a variety of leadership positions, including vice president for Human Resources for both UTAS Aircraft Systems and Hamilton Sundstrand Aerospace Operations. Prior to this, he served as vice president of Employee and Industrial Relations at Carrier and director and vice president for Human Resources for Carrier’s Residential business and for Latin American Operations in Brazil.
His professional career began in the U.S. Army as a Black Hawk helicopter pilot, where he developed a deep respect for the military and a love of all things aerospace. At Collins Aerospace, he builds on his commitment to help advance the aerospace and defense industry by creating an employee experience that encourages engagement, innovation and excellence.
Doug holds a bachelor’s degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University.