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NAV CANADA appoints Mark Cooper as Senior Vice President, ANS Technology 

(Ottawa, May 7, 2019) - NAV CANADA today announced the appointment of Mark Cooper as Senior Vice President, Air Navigation Systems (ANS) Technology. In this capacity, Mr. Cooper will head the Company’s Engineering and Technical Operations groups. The appointment takes effect on September 3, 2019.

Currently the lead Partner for Aviation Technology with Deloitte, Cooper joins NAV CANADA with over 20 years experience in the aviation industry. Prior to joining Deloitte, he was the Managing Director of Lockheed Martin’s global Air Traffic Management and Airport business. In that role he was responsible for all aspects of business performance, profit and loss, strategic growth and all customer relationships.

During his 18 years with Lockheed Martin, Cooper led large teams and demonstrated his ability to shape, capture and deliver large scale multi-year transformational contracts using a wide variety of commercial models. In addition, he was responsible for services and solutions deployed to over 100 clients worldwide across the Air Traffic Management, Airport and Airline domains.

“We are pleased to welcome Mark to the senior executive team,” said Neil Wilson, NAV CANADA President and Chief Executive Officer. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in air traffic management as well as demonstrated leadership skills. His customer relations focus aligns him well with the Company’s orientation.”

NAV CANADA is a private, not-for-profit company, established in 1996, providing air traffic control, airport advisory services, weather briefings and aeronautical information services for more than 18 million square kilometres of Canadian domestic and international airspace.

The Company is internationally recognized for its safety record, and technology innovation. Air traffic management systems developed by NAV CANADA are used by air navigation service providers in countries worldwide.

NAV CANADA is a partner of Aireon LLC, an international joint venture providing global air traffic surveillance through a space based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) network.

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