Mauro Kern JuniorEmbraer, Brazil
In April 2010, Mr. Kern was appointed Embraer's Executive Vice President for New Programs, Airline Market. Prior to this position, Mr. Kern had served as Embraer's Executive Vice-President for the Airline Market since April 2007. He joined Embraer in 1982 as a Systems Engineer working on the landing gear system design for the military aircraft AMX. In 1984, he joined Embraer's Equipment Division (EDE), a company specialized in landing gear and hydraulic equipment. Mr. Kern worked for 11 years in different departments of EDE, including engineering, marketing, sales and customer support. In 1999, Mr. Kern joined the Program Management Office of the Embraer 170/190 project and acted as its Chief Engineer and Program Manager. In July 2005, Mr. Kern was appointed Embraer's Vice-President of Airline Market Programs. Mr. Kern holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from the University of Rio Grande do Sul.