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Marc Duvall

President, Aerostructures/UTC Aerospace Systems

Marc Duvall is president of UTC Aerospace Systems’ subsidiary, Aerostructures. He was named president of the Chula Vista-based subsidiary in 2010, after serving as vice president and general manager of Operations and Airbus Programs. The company designs and manufactures nacelles, thrust reversers, and pylons for large commercial, regional and military aircraft. Prior to joining the company, Duvall was vice president and general manager of Honeywell’s Process Solutions, and Industrial Measurement and Control business units. Duvall began his career at Garrett Engine Turbine Co. and served in a variety of engineering and management roles with AlliedSignal in both the United States and Europe.

ALMA MATER: Arizona State

BUCKET LIST: Play golf at Pebble Beach.

FUN FACT: He has done business in 80 countries and lived overseas for seven years.

BUSINESS ADVICE: “Have good people around you and don’t be afraid to take risks.”