Eric Pachapa is Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for AAR, an independent provider of aftermarket services to the commercial aviation and government markets worldwide. 

Mr. Pachapa joined AAR in 2014 as a Senior Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting. In 2015 he was named Corporate Controller and assumed his current role in 2016. Mr. Pachapa is responsible for all global accounting policies and practices, internal controls, income taxes and reporting.

Prior to joining AAR, Mr. Pachapa held the position of Global Controller with Glanbia Performance Nutrition, the largest global manufacturer/distributor of nutrition products based in Aurora, Illinois.  Before Glanbia, Mr. Pachapa spent 15 years with Ernst & Young LLP holding multiple positions of increasing responsibility.

Mr. Pachapa earned a BS in Accounting from Purdue University. He is a licensed CPA in Indiana and Illinois and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.