Who's Where – May 2019

© 2019 FrontLine Defence (Vol 16, No 2)

Duart Townsend has started a new position as Senior Director, Global BD and Mission Systems at L3 WESCAM

Stewart Downing recently started a new position as
Sr HR Manager at L3 MAS.

Ibrahim Chehade has been hired for the new position of Product Devel­opment Engineer at TOA Canada Corporation. He will also be responsible for product integration and will collaborate with the Canadian sales team and global colleagues on large project designs.

On 18 Mar 2019, Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki (left), a 28-year veteran of the RCMP who had Commanded the Saskatchewan RCMP from 2016 to 2018, assumed command of the Alberta RCMP from Deputy Commissioner Todd Shean who, after retiring in Sept 2018, was hired as Director of Corp Security at JD Irving.

After nine years at HDT Global as International BD Director, Robert Parsons has moved on to a position as Principal consultant at PWin Advantage, offering expertise to companies seeking to expand in the Canadian defence market or to grow international markets.

Seaspan Shipyards has appointed Tony Winter as Vice President, Project Delivery. Previously, as Director, Submarines, he played a leadership role in maintaining and repairing Canada’s fleet of submarines (with Seaspan a subcontractor to Babcock Canada).

After six years as Chief Executive at the helm of Lockheed Martin Canada, former RCAF 3-star General Charles Bouchard retired effective 30 April 2019. Lorraine Ben will serve as Interim Chief Executive.

ADGA Defence has selected Paul Cooper as Program Manager, leading a team of more than 200 employees, contractors and consultants.

Allen Dillon, recently with Cyber NB, has moved on to become COO for Root9B - Canada. R9B is a cybersecurity training company whose software and services are designed to protect global networks from sophisticated threats.

Former Assistant Professor at RMC Saint-Jean, Dr. Youri Cormier, has recently taken over from retiring Matthew Overton as Executive Director of the CDA and the CDA Institute.

Formerly with GardaWorld, David N Quick has recently accepted the Managing Director position at Dynamic Air Shelters headquartered in Toronto.