He will succeed the retiring J. Michael McQuade and directly report to Greg Hayes, UTC chairman and CEO, the company said Thursday.
Eremenko will oversee the Farmington, Connecticut-based conglomerateâs research center and will lead research, development and engineering efforts in the building systems and aerospace industries.
He took over as Airbus CTO in JuneÂ 2016 after he served as the founding CEO of the France-based aerospace and defense contractorâs A3Â innovation center since May of 2015.
Prior to Airbus, Eremenko served as director of engineering for advanced technology and projects atÂ GoogleÂ and worked atÂ MotorolaÂ (NYSE: MSI) for a year as associate vice president of advanced technology and projects.
Eremenko spent four years at theÂ Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyÂ as manager of theÂ Adaptive Vehicle Make design and manufacturing program portfolio andÂ deputy director of the tactical technology office.