Francoise Gagnon, ADGA Group CEO, joins CADSI board of directors

OTTAWA – March 29, 2018

 ADGA Group Consultants Inc. is pleased to announce that Françoise Gagnon, CEO ADGA, was confirmed into the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) Board of Directors following yesterday’s Annual General Meeting held at the Shaw Centre.

“I look forward to supporting CADSI’s collective efforts to advocate on behalf of our defence and security industry over the next three years,” says Françoise Gagnon, CEO of ADGA Group Consultants Inc. “The defence and industry sector, of which ADGA is a proud contributing member, generates $10 billion in annual revenues, and employs more than 63,000 Canadians.”

The Board of Directors, elected by members at the Annual General Meeting, is the governing body of the Association. The Board is comprised of senior leaders from a broad spectrum of defence and security interests. Its role is to set the strategic direction of the Association and to establish policies, programs and services consistent with the Association’s strategic direction and governing bylaws.


The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is the national industry voice of more than 800 Canadian defence and security companies that produce world-class goods, services and technologies made across Canada and sought the world over. The industries contribute to the employment of more than 63,000 Canadians and generate $10 billion in annual revenues, roughly 60 percent of which come from exports. CADSI has a dedicated team based in Ottawa, Ontario who advocate on behalf of the defence and security industries, produce the largest global defence and security tradeshow in Canada and other events internationally, and bring value-added services to members. The team, led by CADSI President and CEO Christyn Cianfarani, is further guided by its Board of Directors and supported by Operating Committees.

ADGA Consultants Inc.

Founded in 1967, ADGA is a privately owned and operated Canadian company with offices in Ottawa, Gatineau, Trois-Rivières, Kingston, Toronto, and Calgary. Celebrating over 50 years in business, ADGA is proud to be one of Canada’s most trusted professional engineering and consultancy firms. On March 1, 2018, ADGA welcomed Extravision Technologies Inc. to the ADGA Group and as part of its unique Converged Security Solutions offerings.

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