Peter van der Linde

Business Development Manager

Peter van der Linde is Sikorsky Australia’s Business Development Manager.  His responsibilities include planning, organization, 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.

Peter joined Sikorsky Australia (then known as Sikorsky Helitech) in 2009.  Prior to this he worked in various BD and program management roles for GE Aviation, Helitech and Fokker Aircraft and served 10 years as a Naval Officer (Operations) in the Royal Netherlands Navy.

Peter’s professional background and experience include in excess of 30 years experience in the defence and aviation industry covering both sales and after-market support of commercial and military rotary and fixed wing aircraft, as well as project management of complex aircraft maintenance, configuration and modification programs.

Peter’s qualifications include:

Operations Research at Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands

Principal Warfare Officer – ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare)

Operations Officer, Royal Netherlands Navy Academy in Den Helder, the Netherlands

Peter is fluent in English, Dutch and German.