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Dale Potter Joins Leadership Team at DRS Technologies Canada Ltd.

ARLINGTON, VA, 30 June, 2020  ̶  Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that Dale Potter has joined the leadership team as Vice President, Business Development for the DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. (DRS Canada) business.

An executive with more than 25 years of experience in the Canadian defence and security sector, Potter will be assuming a critical leadership role in DRS Canada leading the company’s broad marketing and business development activities to ensure continued growth in current and adjacent markets.

Before joining DRS Canada, Mr. Potter held various roles at Thales Canada Defence & Security and most recently held the position of Vice President, Defence Mission Systems.  In that role he led a team to deliver the first new vessels to Canada under the National Shipbuilding Strategy, including the Royal Canadian Navy’s two new Joint Support Ships.

“We are pleased to have Dale join the team.  Dale’s broad experience in the defence and security market makes him an ideal fit to help lead our organization forward.” said Martin Munro, Vice President and General Manager, DRS Canada. 

Mr. Potter is a graduate of the Queen’s University Applied Science program (Electrical Engineering).

About Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. See the full range of capabilities at and on Twitter @LeonardoDRSnews.

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Michael Mount

Senior Director, Public Affairs


Posted 2020-06-30
Last Modified 2020-06-30 14:41