Rob Scholl

Rob Scholl

President & Chief Executive Officer,
Textron eAviation

Rob Scholl is president and chief executive officer of Textron eAviation, a business segment that is pursuing Textron’s long-term strategy to offer a family of sustainable aircraft for urban air mobility, general aviation, cargo and special mission roles.

In this role, Scholl oversees the development and expansion of Pipistrel as a Textron eAviation business. Scholl leverages the work across Textron’s aerospace and defense businesses in developing new opportunities to take advantage of fixed wing and rotorcraft expertise in emerging aerospace technologies and markets.

He is responsible for building external partnerships and creating a path for the further development and utilization of aircraft electrification and connected mobility technologies in the global market.

Scholl was previously senior vice president of Textron’s eAviation initiative prior to it becoming a Textron business segment. Prior to his role with eAviation, he was Textron Aviation’s senior vice president– Sales, leading the global Commercial Aircraft Sales, Pre-Owned Sales and Flight Operations. He was responsible for global sales initiatives to ensure a strong and direct industry presence to meet customers’ needs for Cessna and Beechcraft jets, turboprops and pistons. Rob also served on the Board of Directors of Flight Safety Textron Aviation Training.

Scholl’s prior roles within the company included vice president of Customer Service Parts & Programs, vice president of Marketing, and regional vice president of Sales.

He began his career with Textron in 2007 as a member of Textron’s Leadership Development Program where he was a manager of Customer Leadership in Sales & Marketing. In 2008, Scholl was promoted to director of Corporate Strategy at Textron Inc. Later in 2010, he moved to CWC, a division of Kautex, as director of Business Development.

Scholl has a bachelor’s degree in Geological Sciences and Business Economics from Brown University and an MBA in Marketing Management from Ohio State University. He is an instrument rated private pilot and a certified Six Sigma Greenbelt.

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