Pat began his career as the Engineering Manager at Moog Ireland in 2000, subsequently becoming the General Manager for that facility. Over the years, Pat has held various positions in Moog's Industrial Group, including management of core product development, supply chain, process development and IT systems. Pat became an Officer in 2012 and took on a corporate role accountable for Global IT, indirect procurement, and various shared services. In 2015, Pat was appointed President of Moog Industrial Group before being promoted to Chief Operating Officer in December 2021. In February 2023, Pat became Chief Executive Officer of Moog Inc.
Prior to Moog, Pat worked for consumer electronics company Philips in the Netherlands; consultancy company ERA Technologies in the UK; and technology commercialization at University College Cork in Ireland and ran a start-up company in Ireland.