OTTAWA, March 1 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Association of Defence and
Security Industries (CADSI) elected four new members to its national Board of
Directors, at its annual membership meeting today in Ottawa.
Joining the CADSI Board are Eric Bergeron, President and CEO of
Optosecurity inc.; Martin Munro, General Manager, Lockheed Martin Canada;
Marcel de Picciotto, President and CEO of Thales Canada; and, Pierre Andre
Stalder, President and CEO of Oerlikon Contraves.
These four individuals join existing Board members Sylvain Bedard,
President, L-3 MAS; Don Campbell, President, Military Simulation and Training
Group, CAE; Paul Kent, Chief Operating Officer, xWave; John Leggat, CFN
Consultants; David Luxton, President and CEO, Allen-Vanguard; Paul McCullough,
Business Unit Executive, IBM Canada; Dave Stapley, President, DRS Technologies
Canada Inc.; John Watts, President, General Dynamics Canada; Rollie Webb,
President, Washington Marine Group; Harry Wilmot, President, ATCO Frontec;
and, John Wright, Chief Operating Officer, Hy-Drive Technologies.
"With the addition of these four individuals, the CADSI Board reaches
across the country and across the spectrum of the defence and security
industrial community", said CADSI President Tim Page. "This is important as we
strive to raise awareness among decision-makers in Ottawa of the unique role
played by our industries in support of Canada's national security priorities."
CADSI is the voice of Canada's defence and security industries. It
represents 500 corporate members in 177 federal ridings. The industries
generate over $7 billion in annual sales, half of which is earned in
international markets. Over 70,000 Canadians in communities across Canada are
employed in technology-oriented careers in the defence and security sectors.
For further information:
For further information: Tim Page, President, CADSI, (613) 235-5337, x
24; (613) 298-4779, www.defenceandsecurity.ca