Jerry McLean
VP/Managing Director - Defence & Security,
Thales Canada

Jerry McLean is the Vice President and Managing Director of Thales Canada - Defence & Security. A graduate of the Canadian Forces College in 1997 and College Militaire Royal in 1985, Mr. McLean served in the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) for 28 years as a Combat Systems Engineer (CSE). Upon his retirement from the RCN in 2007, Mr. McLean joined Thales as a Naval Capture Leader and was responsible for the development and capture of all maritime programs.

In addition, Mr. McLean previously served in the role of Director, Marketing, Sales and Strategy for Thales Canada - Defence & Security, where he led the business development team in the successful pursuit of key programs. Mr. McLean is based in Ottawa, where he and his wife Christine enjoy golf, travel and spending time with family and friends.