VP, Gov. Relations and Business Development, Canada
Tel: (613) 235-3421
Fax: (613) 235-2481
Jacques Bonaventure GE Capital
National Director, Aerospace And Defence
General Electric operates several businesses in Canada. GE Canada supports the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Coast Guard, and commercial Air Carriers and the commercial marine industry.
GE Aviation has two manufacturing plants: one for commercial and military engine airfoils in Bromont, Quebec, and one for engine components in Orillia, Ontario. In addition, GE Aviation has recently commissioned a new Research Testing and Development Centre in Winnipeg for its commercial and military engine programs.
GE engines power over 80% of the Canadian Forces' aircraft and the Halifax Class Frigates. GE Aviation also powers Boeing and Airbus commercial aircraft, and Bombardier and Embraer Regional and Executive Jets. GE also supports, through well-established Canadian-based repair and overhaulentities, all military GE engines in Canada.
GE holds the performance-based in-service-support contract for the GE LM2500 Gas Turbine that power the Frigates. GE Energy, Power Conversion offers comprehensive ship propulsion systems, including mechanical, electrical and hybrid drives, generators, motors and power conversion, distribution and controls, and Integrated Power Management System.
GE Capital Equipment Financing offers competitive innovative financing solutions and products well suited for the A&D community.
GE Canada is recognized for having delivered high quality Industrial and Regional Benefits as well as having significantly exceeded its legal commitments with Canada.