Françoise Gagnon was appointed CEO of the ADGA Group in 2014 and has led the company through key periods of transition, growth, and diversification. She is one of the few female executives within the defence, security, and technology sector. Françoise holds a B.A. with Honours from the Norman Patterson School of Public Affairs at Carleton University and is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School of Business and Rotman Institute. In 2018, Françoise received The Women’s Executive Network Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award for Corporate Executives. She currently sits on the Defence Industry Advisory Group and is a member of the CADSI Board of Directors.