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Year in Review: 15 Corporate Highlights

December 30, 2015

2015 was a great year for the CCC. Under the leadership of President and CEO, Martin Zablocki, CCC reached many important corporate milestones. Below is a roundup of some of the most significant CCC events and news stories of 2015.

  1. CCC’s value of contracts signed reached $1.2 billion in the 2014-15 fiscal year.
  2. Deliveries on contracts through the fiscal year reached $2.7 billion, sustaining and maintaining approximately 29,700 jobs in Canada.
  3. CCC continued to successfully facilitate access for Canadian defence and security exporters to U.S. Department of Defense (U.S. DoD) procurements, delivering over $593 million in goods and services via the Canada-U.S. Defence Production Sharing Agreement.
  4. CCC was active in 57 countries. CCC also signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with Ecuador, the Dominican Republic, Bermuda, Honduras and Peru. At the end of the fiscal year, 11 additional MOU’s were at various stages of negotiation with other GMAP and Americas Strategy Countries.
  5. CCC worked collaboratively with other Government of Canada stakeholders including the Department of National Defence and Global Affairs Canada to develop the export component of the export component of the Defence Procurement Strategy.
  6. Throughout the year, CCC focused on working with Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The result included contracts with 168 companies in 2014-15, of which 51 were Canadian SMEs.
  7. CCC successfully aligned its priorities with the Government of Canada Trade Priorities. The result included being active in 29 countries including the government’s Global Markets Action Plan (GMAP).
  8. CCC’s government-to-government contracting mechanism was successful in helping Canpotex secure a $41.3 million potash export sale to the Government of Bangladesh.
  9. CCC helped Bell Textron Canada Inc. secure a $106 million sale of helicopters to the Philippine Air Force.
  10. CCC signed a $30 million contract with Manitex Liftking to supply six thousand low-profile shipboard-use forklifts to the U.S. DoD.
  11. CCC helped Global Affairs Canada source expertise for the construction of the Tanzanian Peacekeeping Centre.
  12. CCC continued to successfully operate the national electronic lotteries in Honduras. CCC’s presence brought transparency and credibility to the distribution of lottery revenues.
  13. CCC signed over $225 million in export contracts with the Peruvian Ministries of Defense and Interior to supply vehicles, aircraft, military classroom training equipment and shelter systems.
  14. CCC worked collaboratively with Global Affairs Canada on managing a network of 10 Canadian Trade Offices in China. A Government of Canada priority since 2009, CCC helped manage offices in Shenzhen, Chengdu, Qingdao, Wuhan, Shenyang, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Xiamen, and Xi’an.
  15. CCC increased its business development outreach in Canada and internationally by attending important events including WestDef (Calgary, AB), Abbotsford Aerospace Defence & Security Expo (Abbotsford, BC), Best Defence Conference (London, ON), CANSEC (Ottawa, ON), Canadian Aerospace Summit (Ottawa, ON), IDEX (Abu Dhabi, UAE), Expodefensa (Bogota, Colombia), and Eurosatory (Paris, France).

More information about our business achievements can be found in the 2014/15 Annual Report.

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