CAE Appoints Chief People Officer from Search by Hanold Associates


CAE, the world leader in the design and manufacture of simulation equipment has appointed Bob Lockett as Chief People Officer. Hanold Associates’ Lisa Yae, Val Lopez and Eleanor Tetreault led the search.

As Chief People Officer, Bob will support CAE’s continued evolution to a high-tech company, leading the people, talent and engagement initiatives that will continue to power growth while supporting the company’s people-first environment. In this role, Bob will report directly to CEO Marc Parent and lead the organization’s People team inclusive of HRBPs; Talent; Organizational Development; Labor Relations; Total Rewards and HR Operations. Prior to joining CAE, Bob served as Chief Diversity and Talent Officer at ADP.

Originally repairing and installing radio equipment, CAE began designing and building flight simulators in the 1950s. After expanding into commercial markets, the company continued to diversify its product lines and expand internationally, becoming the world leader in the design and manufacture of simulation equipment. Today, CAE is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, and it operates 200 sites around the world in more than 35 countries. The company has more than 13,000 employees across these sites and is listed on both the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges under CAE. With $3.37 billion in revenue in FY2022, CAE has a current market cap of nearly $7 billion on the NYSE. CAE represents 75 years of industry firsts and continues to build the next generation of cutting-edge solutions.