Desmond Goh is currently the Managing Director, Asia Pacific for Eaton’s Aerospace Group. He is responsible for the overall Aerospace business across the region, including commercial, technical, operational and corporate functions. In this role, he also has responsibility for driving organic and inorganic growth for the business, including long term strategy, capability development and government/industry engagement for the business.
Desmond had joined Eaton Aerospace in 2019 as its Regional Director, Commercial Aftermarket & Military Business for the APAC region, where he was responsible for leading the regional team to grow the business across the Eaton Aerospace product line, and deliver exceptional customer support to all its customers in the region.
Prior to joining Eaton, Desmond was the General Manager, Customer Support & Business Strategy in Eagle Services Asia (Pratt & Whitney/SIAEC JV) and was responsible for leading the customer support team to support a worldwide airline customer base. He developed new business strategies for the engine aftermarket business and led the contract negotiations for various sales campaigns on the PW4000, GP7200 and PW1100G engines.
Before Pratt & Whitney, Desmond was with Rockwell Collins, where he held various roles in Strategy Development/M&A, Sales & Marketing and Program Management, based in both Singapore and Iowa, USA. His last role in Rockwell Collins was Director, Airborne Solutions in Asia Pacific, and led a cross-functional team to manage the P&L and grow the portfolio’s regional business. Desmond had also served in the Republic of Singapore Air Force as an Air Engineering Officer previously.
Desmond is also an elected Management Committee member of the Association of Aerospace Industries Singapore (AAIS) since May 2020.
He obtained his Master of Business Administration (with High Honors) degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Both his Master of Science (ORSS prize winner) and Bachelor of Engineering (with Honors) degrees were awarded by the National University of Singapore.