BMT Fleet Technology Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Gordon Fleming as President. A former Canadian Naval Officer, Gordon has over 30 years of experience in the aerospace and defence industry with a focus on the naval marketplace. He holds a BSc from Royal Roads Military College as well as an MSc and a PhD in Physical Oceanography from the United States Naval Post-Graduate School.
Gordon joins BMT from Rolls Royce where he led the company's activity with respect to the new Canadian Naval and Coastguard Shipbuilding Programs that are unfolding as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). Prior to this Gordon worked for a number of high profile defence contractors. His wide ranging experience includes involvement in the HYDRA sonar program for Sweden's Visby corvettes, advanced concept systems design work for the USN's DD21 Project, engineering management on the Aurora Modernization Project and the Maritime Helicopter Project and time with MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) as the General Manager in Halifax.
Gordon noted: "BMT Fleet Technology's heritage is strong, with the demonstrated experience and capability to address a broad range of specialist engineering design and support activities. We are delivering concept designs for the new Naval ships being built under NSPS, and are poised to pursue a range of new opportunities in the Submarine, Commercial Marine, Rail, Cold Regions and specialty engineering markets. I am excited to be a part of this organization, with a mandate to grow the business. I am also very much looking forward to working with Canadian and International companies and customers to strengthen and expand BMT's relationships and partner network."
Gary Smith, BMT Regional Director for North America said: "I am delighted to welcome Gordon into the team at BMT. I'm confident that with him at the helm, BMT Fleet Technology Ltd can successfully grow its footprint, capability and presence in the Canadian marketplace."