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 held several leadership positions at CAE including Group President, Simulation Products and Military Training & Services, and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Marc has over 40 years of experience in the aerospace industry, having also held positions with Canadair and Bombardier Aerospace in Canada and the United States.
He currently sits on the boards of the Business and Higher Education Roundtable and the McGill University Health Centre Foundation.
Throughout his career, Marc has been honoured with numerous awards and recognitions, including being appointed a Member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Quebec. In 2022, Marc was inducted into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame, named Industry Leader of the Year by the Living Legends of Aviation, and awarded Aviation Week's Philip J. Klass Award for Lifetime Achievement. In 2024, Marc was inducted as a Living Legend of Aviation.
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.