Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group

February 03, 2015 09:30 ET

David Jurkowski Joins Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 3, 2015) - Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group in Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of David Jurkowski to the position of Vice President Government and Industry Relations.

David served in the Canadian Armed Forces for more than 30 years as a fighter pilot, commander of operational formations and steward of domestic and international operations. Following his retirement as a Brigadier-General, he spent 13 years in business development and government relations at the Military Aviation Training and Specialized Aircraft Groups at Bombardier Aerospace.

Derek Gilmour, President of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group in Canada, comments: "I am thrilled that David has joined us as a key driver in our growth and expansion into the Canadian market."

David Jurkowski comments: "To be part of the Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group team in Canada is exciting to me - the knowledge, skills and experience of our people are impressive, as are the values of the corporation and its long track record of creating innovative solutions fielded for air force, army, navy and commercial customers. I look forward to being part of the team that builds on our broad spectrum of successes as we move into the future."

Based at our Head office in Cambridge, UK and our main Canadian office in Ottawa together with other worldwide locations, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest privately owned and independent aerospace and defence companies that delivers innovation and excellence in engineering and support solutions in the air, on land and at sea.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group specializes in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, alongside defence vehicle engineering, composite engineering and shelter manufacture. Its capabilities include engineering design, manufacture and test and the provision of personnel, training and advice, whilst providing maintenance, integration, manufacture and product support.

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Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, Canada

Established in 2006, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, Canada is an established name in the Canadian aerospace industry and has personnel based in four locations:

  • Abbotsford, British Columbia - core design and technical services group
  • National Defence Headquarters, National Capital Region - technical liaison team
  • Ottawa, Ontario - engineering support group
  • Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario - field services team

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, Canada specializes in design, system level integration and certification for aircraft upgrades and modification, and is accredited by the Canadian Department of National Defence and authorized to carry out a range of specific airworthiness functions (including engineering and technical support for the national fleet of CC-130H and J Hercules aircraft).

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (www.marshalladg.com) specializes in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of military, civil and business aircraft; and defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture. Its capabilities include engineering design, manufacture and test, systems integration, maintenance and product support, and the provision of personnel, training and advice.

The company is valued for its integrity, performance and customer focus which has been demonstrated through its innovative solutions and ability to deliver on-time and to-cost.

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies that employs over 4,500 people with a turnover in excess of £1.3bn.

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