Dave LeBlanc


Dave is Vice President of Corporate Development and Transformation for AFL Global. He leads a team to define AFL’s strategic vision and drive the development of investments and organizational capabilities necessary to achieve those goals. This includes corporate planning, market strategy and innovation, M&A, project management office (PMO) and business transformation. Dave joined AFL in 2018 as the General Manager for the company’s Test & Inspection business. In 2020, Dave transitioned to lead AFL’s business transformation efforts through significant restructuring or transformation.

Previously, Dave worked for Tyco International and then Johnson Controls for 20 years in a broad range of engineering, product management, enterprise transformation and corporate new-venture roles. He has also held roles leading the turnaround of distressed, privately-held businesses.

Dave received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), holds multiple patents in the field of fire suppression and has held multiple committee assignments to standards-making bodies.