Marc Parent

President & Chief Executive Officer at CAE, Inc.

Marc Parent

Marc Parent

President & Chief Executive Officer at CAE, Inc.

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CAE, Inc.
CAE Healthcare, Inc.

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Chartered Director at McMaster University

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Former Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer at CAE, Inc.

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Former Group President, Defence & Security at CAE, Inc.

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President & General Manager at CAE USA, Inc.

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Former Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer at CAE, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at RBC Capital Markets LLC

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Professional at Cobham Plc

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Former Chief of Staff at United States Army

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Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions at CAE, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Business Executives for National Security

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Marc Parent
President & Chief Executive Officer at CAE, Inc.
Mechanical Engineering

Polytechnique Montréal, a flagship of engineering in Québec, is also one of Canada’s leading engineering teaching and research institutions. In keeping with its mission since 1873, it has trained nearly 46,000 engineers, specialists and researchers. The activities of its professors, employees and students have led Polytechnique to major discoveries in all areas of engineering and technology, and its accomplishments are known worldwide. As an institution of higher learning, Polytechnique’s mission is to: - provide high-quality engineering education at every level, with a focus on human values; - carry out relevant, high-level research as the basis for high-quality training at the master’s and doctorate levels that takes into consideration the needs of industry and society; - wield intellectual and social influence, achieved in concrete terms through interactions with outside communities in Canada and abroad. Polytechnique is a key player in Québec’s engineering and innovation sector, as well as the partner of choice for a number of innovative businesses in Québec, elsewhere in Canada and all over the world.

Advanced Management Program

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Current

CAE, Inc. engages in the provision of training and development of integrated training solutions for the defence and security markets, commercial airlines, business aircraft operators, helicopter operators, aircraft manufacturers, and healthcare education and service providers. It operates through the following segments: Civil Aviation Training Solutions, Defence and Security, and Healthcare. The Civil Aviation Training Solutions segment offers training solutions for flight, cabin, maintenance and ground personnel in commercial, business and helicopter aviation, a complete range of flight simulation training devices, as well as ab initio pilot training and crew sourcing services. The Defence and Security segment includes training systems integrator for defence forces across the air, land and naval domains, and for government organizations responsible for public safety. The Healthcare segment designs and manufactures simulators, audiovisual solutions, and courseware for training of medical and allied healthcare students and clinicians in educational institutions, hospitals and defence organizations. The company was founded by Kenneth R. Patrick on March 17, 1947 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

Vice President
2000 - 2004

Bombardier Aerospace, Inc. manufactures and designs aviation products and services. The firm's products include the Challenger 300, Challenger 605, Global 5000, Global Express, Dash 8, and the CRJ series. It also offers business jets, short-range airliners, and fire-fighting amphibious aircraft. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Dorval, Canada.

Vice President & General Manager, US Operations
2000 - Prior

Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry with over 68,000 employees, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Their products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety. Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in 28 countries across the segments of Transportation, Business Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft and Aerostructures and Engineering Services.

Boards & Committees
2016 - Current

The Business Council of Canada brings business leaders together to shape public policy in the interests of a stronger Canada and a better world. Founded in 1976, the Business Council is a non-profit, non-partisan organization composed of the chief executives of Canada’s leading enterprises, representing companies from every region and sector of the economy. Our 150 member companies employ 1.4 million Canadians, account for more than half the value of the Toronto Stock Exchange, contribute the largest share of federal corporate taxes, and are responsible for most of Canada’s exports, corporate philanthropy, and private-sector investments in research and development. Through supply chain partnerships, service contracts and mentoring programs, Business Council members support many hundreds of thousands of small businesses and entrepreneurs in communities of all sizes across Canada.

2011 - Current

CAE USA, Inc. Provides simulation technologies and training services to civil aviation and defense customers. Its offers flight weapons, simulators, tactical air defense trainers, air reproduction instruments, controls and mission operator stations. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Tampa, FL.

2008 - Prior

Canadian Association of Defence & Security Industries is a non-profit organization provides a platform where members can interact with governments in Canada. The company was founded on November 30, 1983 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.


SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

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Awards & Honors
Canada’s Top 40 under 40 Award
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