Bob Perna is senior vice president, general counsel & secretary for Rockwell Collins. Additionally, he is an executive officer of Rockwell Collins. Perna is responsible for the services provided by the Office of the General Counsel, which includes providing legal services and advice, overseeing the company’s Ethics and Ombudsman programs and anti-bribery compliance activities, and providing export and import compliance services and advice. Additionally, he works with the company’s board of directors and management to implement corporate governance best practices. He was appointed to the position in January 2014.
Perna has been practicing law for more than 25-years. Prior to joining Rockwell Collins, he served as vice president, general counsel and secretary for AM Castle & Co. He also held in-house counsel positions at Navistar International, GE Capital Rail Services and CNH Global.
Perna has a JD from George Washington University and Bachelor of Science in finance from Pennsylvania State University.