Marc Parent, member of the Pension Committee, People, Culture and Compensation Committee.

Marc Parent


Marc Parent is the President and CEO of CAE Inc. (CAE), a position he has held since 2009. Prior to that, he had held several leadership positions at CAE since joining in 2005, including Group President, Simulation Products and Military Training & Services, and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He currently sits on the boards of the Business + Higher Education Roundtable and the McGill University Health Centre Foundation. Marc has over 35 years of experience in the aerospace industry, having previously held positions with Canadair and Bombardier Aerospace in Canada and the United States.

Marc is a Member of the Order of Canada and was previously honoured as one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 Leaders and was recognized as the Canadian Defence Review’s Defence Executive of the Year on multiple occasions. He was also previously nominated as CEO of the year by Montreal’s Les Affaires newspaper and is the recipient of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada James C. Floyd Award.

Marc holds a degree in Engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. He is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from École Polytechnique de Montréal, and is an active pilot holding an Airline Transport Pilot Licence from Transport Canada.

As President and CEO of a company that, like TELUS, brings the digital and physical worlds closer together through world-leading technology, Marc provides the Board with valuable strategic and operational insights into the technology sector in an internationally competitive industry.