LeAnn Ridgeway is the Chief Sustainability Officer for Collins Aerospace. In this role, LeAnn is responsible for leading Sustainability strategy and implementation across the company’s strategic business units (SBUs). In addition, she represents Collins on the Raytheon Technologies Environmental, Social and Governance Committee.
Previously, LeAnn served as vice president and general manager of Information Management Services (IMS) for Collins Aerospace, where she was responsible for leading the global IMS business, including aviation network services and ground systems, flight support and communications services and information processing.
She joined Collins in 1988 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility, including: vice president and general manager of Integration for B/E Aerospace (a heritage business) and vice president and general manager for Simulation and Training Solutions in Government Systems; vice president and managing director, Americas; and senior director, Engineering Services.
A native of Anamosa, Iowa, LeAnn earned her bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from Mt. Mercy University. She earned her Master of Business Administration degree from St. Ambrose University. She previously served on several non-profit boards as well as on the Board of Directors for Rockwell Collins UK Limited and as VP of the Board for ARINC Incorporated, Aeronautical Radio, Incorporated, ARINC International Incorporated and Radio Holdings, Incorporated.