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Maldonado assumes charge of commercial business sales at Bell
Danny Maldonado brings over 30 years of experience in leadership roles in sales, business development, customer support and finance at Textron to his commercial business sales leadership role.
Chief commercial officer of commercial business sales Danny Maldonado.

Bell Textron has appointed Danny Maldonado as its chief commercial officer, responsible for all of Bell's global commercial aircraft sales, aftermarket solutions and customer service, as well as the Bell Training Academy. He previously served as president and chief executive officer of Textron Financial Corporation for nine years before returning to Bell.

Prior to leading Textron Financial, Maldonado served as Bell's executive vice president of sales and marketing from 2012. He led major development initiatives such as enhanced sales and marketing programmes, the integration of diverse customer support operations and expansion of credit sources for its international customers. He brings more than 30 years of experience in leadership roles encompassing sales, business development, customer support and finance at Textron.

Maldonado earned a bachelor's degree in finance from Saint Mary's University in 1988 and an MBA from Texas Christian University in 2007. Additionally, he has completed Textron's Growth Leadership Program at Ohio State University and the Thunderbird Executive Leadership Program at the Garvin School of International Management.

Danny will return to HAI Heli-Expo 2024 in Anaheim, California to represent Bell in his new commercial business sales leadership role.

"I am thrilled to return to HAI Heli-Expo as Bell's chief commercial officer, leading a function to which I've dedicated a large part of my career," he says. "Bell will showcase its versatile civil products and aftermarket solutions, and I look forward to reengaging with customers and partners at the world's largest commercial rotorcraft trade show."

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