Montreal, September 11, 2008 – (NYSE: CGT; TSX: CAE) – CAE has appointed Bill Dolny as Vice President and General Manager of CAE’s training centre in Dallas, CAE SimuFlite, and Michael Fedele as Vice President and General Manager of CAE’s training centre in Morristown, New Jersey. Both will report to Tom Stelter who was named Vice President, CAE Training and Services & Innovation, North America.
“We’re delighted to welcome Bill, Michael and Tom to their new roles,” said Jeff Roberts, Group President, CAE Training and Services & Innovation. “I’m confident their experience and managerial strengths will greatly enhance our growth plans, improve efficiency and responsiveness to customer needs and reinforce CAE’s position as a leading business aviation training provider in North America.”
Bill Dolny will have full responsibility for managing and operating CAE SimuFlite, the world’s largest business aviation training centre and for continuing to grow CAE SimuFlite's customer base. Prior to accepting this new appointment, he held various positions in sales, including Vice President, Global Sales.
Michael Fedele will have full responsibility for managing and operating CAE’s training centre in Morristown, New Jersey, which he will continue to grow as one of CAE’s key business aviation centres. Over the next few years, the centre will expand from the present six simulator bays to a total of fifteen. Prior to this new appointment, Michael Fedele served as Vice President, Pilot Provisioning, following a number of senior roles at CAE heading process improvement initiatives and commercial operations within North America.
Tom Stelter will be responsible for all of CAE’s civil aviation training and services activities within North America including its training locations in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Morristown, Dallas, Denver, Charlotte, Phoenix and Seattle. He previously held the position of Vice President and General Manager of CAE SimuFlite. He has more than 30 years experience in aviation training and has been with CAE since 1991.
CAE is a world leader in providing simulation and modelling technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil aviation industry and defence forces around the globe. With annual revenues exceeding C$1.4 billion, CAE employs approximately 7,000 people at more than 75 sites and training locations in 20 countries. We have the largest installed base of civil and military full-flight simulators and training devices. Through our global network of 27 civil aviation and military training centres, we train more than 75,000 crewmembers yearly. We also offer modelling and simulation software to various market segments and, through CAE’s professional services division, we assist customers with a wide range of simulation-based needs. www.cae.com