Montreal-based CAE has appointed France Hébert as vice-president of defence and security for Canada, making her the company’s top executive in the Canadian defence market.
Hébert, who previously led the land C4ISR business area at General Dynamics Mission Systems - Canada, will oversee 14 CAE sites across Canada.
She will position CAE to win “large-scale procurement opportunities”, such as training support for Canada’s future fighter jet programme, according to a recent announcement to CAE employees. She will also work to maintain CAE’s current role in providing training systems and services to Canada’s military.
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