Jean Marc Gagné

Project Manager

Jean-Marc Gagné, project manager at LASSENA, brings a wealth of experience from his tenure at high technology companies including CMC, BAE Systems, and THALES Canada. He held various senior positions at THALES Canada for over 14 years, such as Senior Program Manager, Director of Programs, Director of Business Jet Avionics, and retired in 2021 as Vice-President of Strategic Development. Jean-Marc’s impressive educational background includes a technical diploma in avionics from the École Nationale d’Aérotechnique, a degree in technology from the École de Technologie Supérieure in Montreal, and a diploma as an electronic engineer from McGill University. These qualifications have provided him with a solid foundation in both theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
Throughout his career, Jean-Marc has successfully led numerous technical and multidisciplinary programs in avionics, overseeing the entire process from design to certification. He has demonstrated his exceptional leadership skills by effectively managing teams of over 200 specialized engineers. Each team member’s expertise was utilized optimally to ensure the timely and budget-conscious delivery of projects, all while maintaining an unwavering focus on passenger safety.