Ian Bell, formerly head of the Europe/Middle East/Africa region atÂ CAEÂ (NYSE: CAE), has been named vice president and general manager for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East within the Montreal, Quebec-based company’s defense and securityÂ segment.
CAE also appointed Marc-Olivier Sabourin, formerly regional operations director and deputy general manager for the firm’s Europe region, as VP and GM for Europe and Africa within the companyâs defense and security segment, the company said Thursday.
Gene Colabatistto, CAEâs group president for defense and security, said Bell and SabourinÂ will work to help the company deliver training systems and simulation platforms to defense clients.
Bell, a 10-year company veteran, will oversee the operations of the firmâs defense and security segment in Asia Pacific and Middle EastÂ through CAEâs regional office in Sydney, Australia.
Sabourin, a 21-year CAE veteran, will be based at the firmâs office in Stolberg, Germany, to manage the defense and security business unitâs operations in Africa and Europe.