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CAE (formerly known as Canadian Aviation Electronics and CAE Industries) is a provider of training solutions for the civil aviation, defense and security, and healthcare markets. It operates in three segments: Civil Aviation, Defense & Security, and Healthcare. The Civil Aviation segment provides training solutions for flight, cabin, maintenance, and ground personnel in commercial, business and helicopter aviation, as well as a complete range of flight simulation training devices, and ab initio pilot training and crew sourcing services. The Defense & Security segment offers training and mission support solutions for defense forces across the air, land and naval domains, and for government organizations. The Healthcare segment delivers integrated education and training solutions including surgical and imaging simulations, curriculum, audiovisual, and center management platforms and patient simulators to healthcare students and clinical professionals.

HQSaint-Laurent, CA
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)10,500(+5%)
Job Openings507
Revenue (FY, 2020)C$3.6 B(+10%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)C$38.6
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at CAE

Marc Parent

Marc Parent

President, Chief Executive Officer
Sonya Branco

Sonya Branco

Executive Vice President, Finance & CFO
Daniel Gelston

Daniel Gelston

Group President, Defence & Security & US Board Director
Mary Lou Maher

Mary Lou Maher

Corporate Director Toronto, Ontario
Heidi Wood

Heidi Wood

President, CAE Healthcare; Executive Vice President, Business Development & Growth Initiatives
Pascal Grenier

Pascal Grenier

Senior Vice-President, Global Operations, Technologies & Innovation
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CAE Office Locations

CAE has offices in Saint-Laurent, Halifax, Mississauga, Mount Pearl and in 67 other locations
Saint-Laurent, CA (HQ)
8585 Cote-de-Liesse
Halifax, CA
36 Solutions Dr #200
Mississauga, CA
2025 Logistics Dr
Mount Pearl, CA
35 Beclin Rd #102
Ottawa, CA
350 Legget Dr #200, Kanata
Australian Capital Territory, AU
4/2 Brindabella Circuit
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CAE Financials and Metrics

CAE Revenue

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CAE's revenue was reported to be C$3.62 b in FY, 2020 which is a 9.7% increase from the previous period.

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CAE's current market capitalization is C$11.3 b.
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CAE Operating Metrics

CAE's Backlog was reported to be C$8.6b in Q1, 2021.
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CAE Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Luftfartsskolen ASJune 26, 2019c$3.5 m
Pelesys Learning Systems Inc.April 26, 2019c$9.7 m
Business Aircraft TrainingNovember 08, 2018$645 m
Alpha Omega Change EngineeringAugust 01, 2018$29 m
Oxford Aviation AcademyMay 16, 2012$314 m
DatamineApril 19, 2010
9595058 Canada Inc.
AACE Vietnam Limited Liability Company
Advanced Medical Technologies
ARGE Rheinmetall Defence Electronics Gmbh/CAE Elektronik GmbH
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CAE Revenue Breakdown

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CAE revenue breakdown by business segment: 36.7% from Defence and Security, 59.8% from Civil Aviation Training Solutions and 3.4% from Other

CAE revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 17.4% from Europe, 19.5% from Asia, 5.8% from United Kingdom, 8.9% from Canada, 42.6% from United States and 5.8% from Other

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CAE Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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CAE News and Updates

CAE appoints Daniel Gelston as Group President, Defence & Security

MONTREAL and WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - (NYSE: CAE) (TSX: CAE) – CAE is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Gelston as Group President, Defence & Security, effective August 24, 2020. He will be based in Washington, D.C. and will be succeeding Heidi Wood,...

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CAE receives Health Canada certification for its life-saving CAE Air1™ ventilator

MONTREAL, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - (NYSE: CAE) (TSX: CAE) – CAE announced today that its CAE Air1™ ventilator has been certified by Health Canada. This made-in-Canada ventilator is destined for hospitals across the country where it will be used in the fight against COVID-19....

CAE defense chief Todd Probert will exit; interim replacement named

CAE Defence and Security Group President Todd Probert is departing the Quebec-based training and simulation firm after five months on the job.

CAE quarterly income takes beating from COVID-19

Travel restrictions and closures related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic hit CAE’s civil training and defense segments. But said the company CEO: “I think we have seen the bottom and we have...

Canada's CAE profit plunges on lower flight simulator sales

Civil aviation training company CAE Inc on Friday reported a 35.8% fall in quarterly profit, hurt by a slump in training revenue in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Canadian company warned of a significant impact in the short term.
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CAE Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CAE founded?

    CAE was founded in 1947.

  • Who are CAE key executives?

    CAE's key executives are Marc Parent, Sonya Branco and Daniel Gelston.

  • How many employees does CAE have?

    CAE has 10,500 employees.

  • What is CAE revenue?

    Latest CAE annual revenue is C$3.6 b.

  • What is CAE revenue per employee?

    Latest CAE revenue per employee is C$345.1 k.

  • Who are CAE competitors?

    Competitors of CAE include L3Harris Commercial Aviation, Astronics and Textron Aviation.

  • Where is CAE headquarters?

    CAE headquarters is located at 8585 Cote-de-Liesse, Saint-Laurent.

  • Where are CAE offices?

    CAE has offices in Saint-Laurent, Halifax, Mississauga, Mount Pearl and in 67 other locations.

  • How many offices does CAE have?

    CAE has 78 offices.