CAE today announced at the 51st International Paris Air Show the appointment of Dean Fisher as Vice President, Commercial Aviation Training Solutions and Business Development, responsible for training solution sales to commercial aviation operators. In his position he oversees sales covering the full spectrum of CAE’s offering, from cadet to pilot training to simulation products as well as crew resourcing services.

“Dean brings remarkable experience with extensive industry knowledge in a multitude of customer-facing roles,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “His unique market and operator perspective is an asset that the CAE Civil Aviation Training Solutions division continues to reflect in all aspects of its training solutions.”

Dean Fisher has over 20 years of experience at CAE. In his previous position he was Vice President and General Manager, Global Simulation Products. Previous to that he held a succession of positions in program management, sales and business development.

For the commercial airline market, CAE offers training programs that address the entire career life cycle of a pilot. From cadet to first officer to captain, CAE has a training solution. To complement its training portfolio, CAE also offers crew resourcing services for the sourcing, contracting and recruitment of flight crew personnel to operators. As the training partner of choice of many aircraft manufacturers and airlines, CAE offers innovative training solutions to customers, such as the CAE 7000XR Series full-flight simulator as well as world-leading, airline-sponsored competency- based cadet training programs and advanced courses for experienced pilots. CAE is committed to training innovation and together with airlines and aviation authorities, CAE is shaping the evolution of professional pilot training.

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CAE is a global leader in delivery of training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. We design and integrate the industry’s most comprehensive training solutions, anchored by the knowledge and expertise of our 8,000 employees, our world-leading simulation technologies and a track record of service and technology innovation spanning seven decades. Our global presence is the broadest in the industry, with 160 sites and training locations in 35 countries, including our joint venture operations, and the world’s largest installed base of flight simulators. Each year, we train more than 120,000 civil and defence crewmembers, as well as thousands of healthcare professionals.

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