Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
Home / key enablers / Board announced for Centre for Defence Industry Capability

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

Board announced for Centre for Defence Industry Capability

The Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has announced the appointment of Board members for the new Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) Advisory Board.

The CDIC Advisory Board is co-chaired by Paul Johnson, former chief executive of Lockheed Martin Australia, and Kim Gillis, Deputy Secretary CASG in the Department of Defence.

Advertisement
Advertisement

The new members are former Senator David Johnston, Chris Jenkins (CEO of Thales Australia), Tim Shaw (CEO of Micreo), Merv Davis (CEO of CEA Technology); Karen Stanton (director corporate and strategy of Heat Treatment Australia), Amanda Holt (CEO of SYPAQ), Sharon Wilson (head of industrial strategy for BAE Systems Australia), and John O’Callaghan (director of defence and government relations for Ai Group).

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne said the CDIC Board members were selected to provide broad representation across industry and Defence.

“Defence Industry is an exciting growth area for the Australian economy and this new centre will help coordinate all our efforts to become world player in defence industry exports,” Minister Pyne said.

“The CDIC will be headquartered in Adelaide and will receive around $230 million investment over the next decade that will drive industry growth across the country.”

SPONSORED CONTENT

 

The CDIC will work with small-to-medium enterprises across Australia to promote competitiveness and guide priorities across defence industry.

The CDIC was announced earlier this year as a cornerstone initiative of the 2016 Defence Industry Policy Statement and will commence operations later this year. It will offer a range of advisory services including mentoring, defence market access, export facilitation and global supply chain development.

Board announced for Centre for Defence Industry Capability
default.png
lawyersweekly logo

more from defence connect

07:00
Sharpening Poseidon’s trident: More capability coming to P-8A
The US Navy has awarded Boeing a US$34.5 million contract to provide the equipment and kits to add a...
07:58
Hit! HMAS Hobart conducts first missile firing in Australian waters
Lead ship of the Hobart Class guided missile destroyers HMAS Hobart has become the first of the cl...
07:26
Bombing capacity of RAAF F-35As quadrupled
Following the arrival of the GBU-39/B Small Diameter Bomb to Royal Australian Air Force No.3 Squadr...
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network