INGENIO Aerospace appoints first-ever chief operating officer

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INGENIO Aerospace (INGENIO), a provider of innovative product design and manufacturing for business, commercial and military aviation, has announced the appointment of Simon Lafrenière as chief operating officer (COO).

Simon Lafrenière brings 20-plus years of experience in business aviation, technology and leadership to new role. INGENIO Aerospace Photo

Lafrenière’s mandate is to drive INGENIO’s operations and leverage the company’s commitment to continuous innovation in the design and manufacturing of electrical-mechanical aircraft cockpit and cabin solutions.

“We are very pleased to welcome Simon to the INGENIO team,” said James Bell, president and CEO, INGENIO. “His appointment as COO marks a significant milestone in our journey towards global leadership in aerospace innovation. With his proven track record in driving growth, Simon is the ideal person to lead our team to the next level of success.”

In addition to 23 years of industry experience, Lafrenière’s strengths include strategic planning, M&A, business transformation and project management. He was with Bombardier for 15 years, holding several management titles, including manager, New Product Development, Challenger Programs. In that role, his accomplishments included the on-time delivery of the first Challenger 350.

Lafrenière holds an MBA from HEC Montréal and a BEng in Aeronautics from Université de Sherbrooke.

“I am proud to be joining a company that stands at the forefront of aerospace product design excellence,” said Lafrenière, COO, INGENIO. “Our commitment to continuous innovation and design excellence is a guiding principle that is shared by our entire team. I look forward to contributing to INGENIO’s growth and celebrating our shared success.”This press release was prepared and distributed by INGENIO Aerospace.

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