President and COO
Bruno Morin, President & COO, educated at the Academy of National Aerospace and a former Instructor at Aeronautical School of Montreal, Bruno brings more than 30 years of aerospace experience to the GAL Aerospace Team. Bruno’s leadership in Program Management began in 1999 with Bombardier Aerospace in Tucson where he served as Program Manager for Interior/Modification Programs for the Global Express. His career progressed through various related positions including Director of Operations and Interior/Modification Programs with Savannah Air Center, Director of Program Office for Interior/Modification Programs with DeCrane Aerospace /PATS Aircraft, Senior Program Manager for wide Body Interior/Modification Programs with Airbus Completion Jet Centre in Toulouse France, and most recently Director of Program Office for Airbus 350 Aircraft with Zodiac Aerospace in California.
Bruno is a results-oriented management executive with demonstrated results in Sales, Program Management, Operation and Business Management specializing in the leadership of project scheduling, subcontracting, progress reporting and supplier monitoring. His personality, experience, and a firm understanding of FAA, EASA, TC, CAA, DGAC regulations will make him a valuable addition to GAL Aerospace leadership team.
Vice President and General Manager
Gilles Ricard, Vice President & General Manager GAL AeroStaff, a graduate of the ‘École Nationale d'Aérotechnique’ began his career in the Aerospace industry 15 years ago as a Licensed Mechanic. He has since gone on to the positions of Supervisor and Inspector for Exeltech Aerospace and most recently as a Customer Support Representative for an international aviation company. Gilles joined GAL in March of 2011 and is responsible for the contractual employment agreements, customer agreements and business policies as well as recruiting and staffing strategies. His diverse career has taken him to Asia, the Middle-East, Africa, Europe, and North and South America, where he has had the opportunity to work with corporations of all sizes in both the public and private sectors; all of which have given him a broad understanding of all facets of Commercial Airline, MRO and OEM operations.