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Major-General Eric Tremblay

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Major-General (Ret’d) Eric Tremblay is currently Director BD/Directeur AED – Security & Defense Department at Pratt & Whitney Canada.

He graduated from le Collège militaire royal de St-Jean (CMRSJ) in 1985 and began his career with the Royal Canadian Artillery with 5e Régiment d’artillerie légère du Canada (5e RALC). At the tactical level, he has commanded at the Battery, Regimental and Brigade levels and has completed several field assignments. He has served in joint positions within Force Mobile Command, the Vice-Chief of Defence Staff Group, the Deputy Chief of Defence Staff Group (DCDS), the Strategic Joint Staff (SJS), and I (US) Corps.

Senior Staff appointments include Section Head/Directorate of Defence Analysis (VCDS), Executive Assistant to the DCDS, Director of Current Operation at the SJS, ISAF Spokesperson, Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff Communications/ISAF HQ, Afghanistan, and Deputy Commanding General (Support) and Chief of Staff I (US) Corps. His operational deployments include Cyprus (1987), Bosnia-Herzegovina (1996), and Afghanistan (2004 and 2009-2010). At the operational level, he has commanded the Royal Military College of Canada (2011-2013) and the Canadian Defence Academy, now Military Personnel Generation (2013-2017).

Major-General (Ret’d) Tremblay holds a BA in Business Administration from CMRSJ, a Master’s degree in War Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada, and an Executive Masters of Business Administration from Queen’s University and Cornell University.