General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary
Mark Hounsell joined CAE in February 2016 as General Counsel,
Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Hounsell is
responsible for the development and management of the legal
framework for CAE's business worldwide, as well as leadership of
the company's compliance and corporate secretariat portfolios.
He is a member of the company's Executive Management
Mr. Hounsell brings close to 25 years of legal and general
counsel experience to CAE.
Prior to joining CAE, he was Chief Legal Officer and Corporate
Secretary of Aimia (Aeroplan) for nine years. Mr. Hounsell
also held various senior positions within the BCE group of
companies from 1997 to 2006, including Assistant General Counsel
for BCE and Bell Canada and Vice-President, Law and Corporate
Secretary at Bell Canada International.
Within these various roles, he has gained a wide variety of
experience in a global context in relation to commercial
transactions, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance and
disclosure, along with ethics and overall compliance
Mr. Hounsell obtained his law degree from the Université de
Montréal in 1991 and has been a member of the Québec Bar since