Al Vetere was named Chief Financial Officer for Bell Helicopter in May 2013 and is a member of Bell Helicopter’s Executive Leadership Team.
In his current role, Al leads the Finance organization and is responsible for providing strategic and tactical financial management and direction for Bell Helicopter.
Previously, Al was the Financial Vice President for Military Programs. He held this role since joining Bell Helicopter in August 2005. In this position Al was responsible for all program finance related activities for Military Programs at Bell Helicopter. Additionally, Al was responsible for Earned-Value and Pricing and Estimating for the Bell Helicopter enterprise.
Prior to joining Bell Helicopter Al held various management positions at BAE Systems and Texas Instruments Defense and Electronics Group.
Al has more than 30 years of finance and accounting experience, both within aerospace and defense and other technology-based industries.
Al holds an Masters in Business Administration in Corporate Finance and Investments from the University of North Texas and a Bachelors of Business Administration in both Finance and Management from the University of Texas at Austin.