Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Ron Draper

Credit: Ron Draper: Textron
Ron Draper was appointed president and CEO of Textron Aviation in October. Draper grew up on a farm in Idaho, went to school at West Point military academy and flew Huey H-1 and Black Hawk helicopters. After leaving the service, he joined Cessna Aircraft. He had stints at Textron subsidiaries Bell...

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