The Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC) announces its first Board of Directors, as well as the appointment of Denis Faubert as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Composed of industry stakeholders from across the country, the Board of Directors will be chaired by Mr. Walter Di Bartolomeo, Vice President, Engineering, Pratt & Whitney Canada. “I am honoured and delighted to be chairing this important new collaborative research and development network,” said Mr. Di Bartolomeo. “I look forward to working closely with my fellow CARIC board members and our stakeholders from industry, academia and research institutions to advance innovation in Canada’s aerospace industry and take us to the next level.”
For President and CEO Denis Faubert, the key to CARIC’s success lies in its inclusive approach. “Each year, our industry invests $1.7 billion in research and development. CARIC will allow the best in Canadian aerospace to converge resources so that our community remains a leader in the sector,” he stated.
Officially launched on April 17, 2014, the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC) is a non-profit organisation that unites Canadian stakeholders and promotes coast to coast collaboration.