James S. Paul re-appointed as DCC’s President and CEO

James Paul

On August 14, 2014, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, announced the re-appointment of James Paul as President and Chief Executive Officer of Defence Construction Canada. His Excellency the Governor General in Council made this re-appointment on the recommendation of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services, following her consultation with the DCC Board of Directors.

“James Paul brings considerable expertise in business and contract management and understands the importance of meeting the new and constantly evolving requirements of a Crown corporation,” said Robert Presser, Chair of the DCC Board of Directors. “I am pleased that he has agreed to continue in this important role.”

“I am honoured and privileged to be able to continue on in this important role and to be a part of DCC´s future. It is a pleasure to work with the dedicated team at DCC each and every day. Together, we accomplish important and exciting work for our Client-Partners and the Government of Canada overall,” Paul commented.

Mr. Paul was appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of DCC in September 2009. His career has spanned over 30 years and includes senior management roles in large Canadian technology firms. Mr. Paul has worked extensively on managing major infrastructure projects—from the proposal stage through to contract award and delivery—in particular, for critical infrastructure projects in the civilian, government and defence sectors. Prior to his appointment with DCC, he was president of a video networking company, as well as serving as Chair of the Canada Science and Technology Museum Corporation’s Board of Trustees. An Ontario lawyer, he earned a law degree from the University of Ottawa after studying in the business program at Carleton University.

This re-appointment is for a term of five years effective September 8, 2014. To read the complete press release, click on this link.

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