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Peter A. Costello III

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer


Peter Costello is Chief Sales & Marketing Officer for IAI North America and is responsible for sales, marketing, business development, public relations, and government relations. Before joining IAI, Pete was the Senior Director for Business Development & Technical Sales for Honeywell’s Defense Americas business and the Senior Director & International Business Development Leader for Honeywell Defense & Space.


Prior to joining Honeywell International, Pete was the chief of the Combat Forces Division, Headquarters USAF; Commander of Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama; Chief of Planning & Integration on the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Special Assistant to NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic and Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Atlantic Command. Pete is an experienced fighter instructor pilot with over 3,300 flight hours, predominantly in the F-16, A-10, and T-38.


He holds master’s degrees in International Relations from Troy University and in Airpower Arts & Sciences from USAF’s School of Advanced Airpower Studies, and a bachelor’s of science from the US Air Force Academy. He was also a national security fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.