OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--L3 Technologies Canada announced today that retired Lieutenant-General D. Michael Day has been appointed to its Canadian Board, L3 Technologies Canada Group Inc. The Board’s mandate is to actively develop and promote strategic initiatives that advance L3’s competitive position and growth opportunities in Canada and the global marketplace.
“I am pleased to welcome Mike to the L3 Technologies Canada Board of Directors,” said Christopher E. Kubasik, L3’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. “As a former Deputy Commander to NATO and Commander of the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command, he has extensive operational and policy knowledge, and will be a great asset to the L3 Technologies team.”
“Mike provides an operator’s perspective and understands the technical requirements that produce results in today’s complex mission environments,” added Richard Foster, Vice President of L3 Technologies Canada and Chairman of L3 Technologies Canada Group Inc. “There is no doubt that he can help the Board make the right decisions to grow our business in Canada and to export innovative L3 Technologies solutions abroad.”
Lieutenant-General (Ret.) Day joined the Canadian Forces in 1983 and has commanded at every level and rank in a variety of units and deployments around the world. The majority of his field and command time has been as an Operator within Canada’s Counter Terrorist and Special Forces community, commanding Joint Task Force Two (JTF2), Canada’s Special Operations Forces Command, as well as a variety of other command assignments.
He also served as the Senior Uniformed Officer in the Defence Policy Group and as Chief Strategic Planner for the Canadian Armed Forces and Department of National Defence, as well as Commander of Canada’s National Special Forces Command. Additionally, he served as a NATO Commander in Afghanistan and was responsible for the training and certification of NATO’s Response Force.
Lieutenant-General (Ret.) Day retired from the military in September 2015, is currently involved in numerous industry initiatives and is an active member on several Boards in Canada. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and is the President of the charitable PPCLI Foundation.
About L3 Technologies Canada
Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, L3 Technologies Canada is the Corporate office for L3 in-country, providing strategic guidance in business development, customer relations, government relations, country awareness and public relations. L3 Technologies Canada also provides coordination, planning and management of in-country events and activities, such as trade shows, government events, hospitality and sponsorships.
About L3 Technologies
Headquartered in New York City, L3 Technologies employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. The company reported 2017 sales of $9.6 billion.
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