Mitchell was appointed to his current position as Vice President of Corporate Shared Services for MHI RJ ULC in 2020. He leads the teams responsible for Communications, Marketing and Branding, Industry Affairs and Government Relations, Customer Experience and Events as well as Facilities and Security.. Prior to taking up the role with MHI RJ he was the Vice President of Commercial Operations at Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. He also spent time as the Regional Vice President of Europe and during that time sat on the ERA Board from 2014 until 2016. He also formerly sat on the Board of Governors of the Aerospace Industry Association, a key industry group for aerospace manufacturers in the United States.
He joined MHI RJ in 2020 when the CRJ business of Bombardier Commercial Aircraft was sold to MHI and re-formed as MHI RJ ULC. He had spent more than twenty years at Bombardier after having joined in 1998 beginning in the Contracts Department. Mitchell spent a decade as a Sales Director for Europe and during that time worked with airlines throughout Europe including a number of ERA member airlines. From this time, he gained extensive knowledge of the European market, including the regulatory structure and competitive environment. Mitchell has also spent three years in the business aircraft division of Bombardier Aerospace, covering the European market.