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LGen (Ret’d) Jean-Marc Lanthier Joins ADGA

Army Change of Command 2018

ADGA has announced the addition of Lieutenant-General (ret’d) Jean-Marc Lanthier CMM, MSM, CD, to the ADGA Strategic Advisory Council. Lieutenant-General (ret’d) Lanthier recently retired after a distinguished career in the Canadian Forces, culminating in his appointment as Vice Chief of the Defence Staff.  

“The Strategic Advisory Council is an invaluable advantage to ADGA and its sister companies” said Francoise Gagnon, CEO of ADGA Group. “We are a better company for the counsel and leadership they bring to our midst.”

Lieutenant-General (retired) Jean-Marc Lanthier joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1989 and has led troops at all levels of command, including commanding the Canadian Army. His key command appointments include 12e Régiment blindé du Canada, 5e Groupe-brigade mécanisé du Canada, 2e Division du Canada/Joint Task Force (East) and the Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre.

“ADGA delivers important services and solutions to the Department of National Defence including expertise in ballistics and munitions, and training and simulation,” said Richard Fadden, OC, Chair, ADGA Strategic Advisory Council. “Lt Gen Lanthier’s expertise in Defence and Security make him a tremendous addition to the Council.”

Founded in 2017, ADGA’s Strategic Advisory Council is composed of industry and thought leaders who provide guidance and strategic direction to the Executive Management team at ADGA. They play a formidable role in guiding the company on its path forward. Lt. General (ret’d) Lanthier joins a distinguished group composed of Chair, Richard Fadden, OC, Lt Gen (ret’d) Guy Thibault, CMM, CD, MSC, John Ball, Karen Ellis, Carolyn Hurst, Gavin Liddy, and Lynn Roger.

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