MEET THE TEAM

ANDREW RUSHBROOK

General Manager

Andrew was appointed as Managing Director of Sikorsky Aircraft Australia Ltd – A Lockheed Martin Company in March 2017 and is responsible for supporting Sikorsky and other rotary wing aircraft, both military and civilian, throughout the Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining, Andrew was engaged in a variety of senior executive and military roles over the past thirty years

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BHARATH GOPAL

Chief Financial Officer

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SALES TEAM

BLAIR DRINKWATER

Business Development Manager

Blair has 18 years of both commercial and military aviation experience across engineering, project management, Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), customer relationship management and contract management fields. 

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PETER VAN DER LINDE

Business Development Manager

His responsibilities include planning, organisation, implementation and control of sales and marketing activities and the development and maintenance of customer relationships to meet company sales targets with an emphasis to the development and analysis of new business opportunities in the Asia Pacific region in close cooperation with Sikorsky USA.

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ALEX SPENCE

Customer Support Manager

Alex joined Sikorsky Australia in 2010 as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, specialising in aircraft deep maintenance programs and major refurbishments, working within our Brisbane MRO for 5 years.

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LEADERSHIP TEAM

ELISHA GILMOUR

Manager - Commercial and Contracts

Elisha  joined Sikorsky Australia in 2014 providing Commercial and Contract support for the Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Through Life Support Program. She worked in this capacity until late 2016 when her role expanded. She was appointed SAAL’s Commercial and Contract’s Manager managing all contractual obligations in Australia.

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RODAHN GIBBON

Manager - Brisbane Operations

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PETER DUN

Manager - Nowra Operations

Peter has been with Sikorsky Australia since January 2014 and has been instrumental in setting up our Nowra facility to support the Royal Australian Navy MH 60R fleet. As manager for the Romeo TLS Program: he is responsible for our operations across 3 sites in Nowra, Holsworthy & Townsville.

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THOMAS NICHOLAS

Manager - Design Engineering

Thomas has responsibilities which include oversite of all technical and engineering support provided to the ADF, engineering project workflow and endorsement of aircraft design airworthiness and compliance aspects for all civil and military applications.

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PAUL ROBBIE

Manager - Quality and Safety

Paul has close to 30 years of rotary and fixed wing experience in both the defence and civil aviation sectors. Paul spent the early part of his career working as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer before moving into a management role with Qantas.

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KATHRIN MUTINELLI

Director - Commercial

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ROGER CARRAN

Manager - Applications and Systems

Roger started with Sikorsky Australia in 2018 after more than 20 years in the defence, government, and technology sectors. Roger has spent the last 15 years of his career engaging and partnering with large enterprises across APAC. The core focus has been to improve business productivity through efficient use of the latest technology.

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BEN POLLARD

Manager - Logistics

Ben has held this role since 2016 and is responsible for all activities relating to Logistics, Procurement and Warehousing. Prior to Ben joining Sikorsky Australia he was engaged in a variety of roles in his 20+ years’ within the aerospace industry.

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