EVP President JBT Aero Tech
B.S. Industrial Engineering, Lehigh University, MBA, Stanford University School of Business

Dave Burdakin is Executive Vice President and President JBT AeroTech for John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE:JBT), a position he has held since 2014. JBT AeroTech is America's leading provider of Airport Gate and Ground Support Equipment. Most known for its Jetway© brand passendger boarding bridges, JBT is also a leading global manufacturer of deicer trucks, cargo loaders, and pushback tractors as well as a provider of technical maintenance at over 20 major airports.

Prior to joining JBT, Dave served as President of Paladin Brands, a Dover Corporation company. Prior to that he served in a number of roles including President of the HON Company, the largest operating company of HNI Corp. Dave also served on the Board of Directors of Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) for six years and was elected Lead Director in 2006. Dave holds an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BS Degree in Industrial Engineering with a Minor in Economics from Lehigh University. He and his wife reside in downtown Chicago.

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