Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

May 15, 2009 15:31 ET

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 15, 2009) - The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, announced today the appointment of Marc Ouellet to the board of directors of Defence Construction Canada.

"I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Ouellet to the board of directors of Defence Construction Canada for a term of four years," Minister Paradis stated. "With his extensive experience in the Canadian Forces, Mr. Ouellet will be a tremendous asset to the organization."

A retired Canadian Forces senior officer, Mr. Ouellet is a consultant with Cirrus Research Associates Inc., providing advice to the government and the defence sector particularly in the areas of strategic analysis, operational leadership and aerospace mission systems. Over a 32-year career in the Air Force, he held seven command appointments and since 2006 he has been an associate faculty member of the Centre for Civil-Military Relations in Monterey, California. A graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada, the Canadian Forces Command and Staff College, and the U.S. Air Force Air War College, Mr. Ouellet maintains his Air Transport Pilot Licence and continues to fly as a Class II aerobatic flight instructor.

Defence Construction Canada is a federal Crown corporation that reports to Parliament through the Minister of Public Works and Government Services. The corporation provides contracting, construction contract management and related infrastructure services to the Department of National Defence.

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