John Schmidt President & CEO at Federal Fleet Services Inc. was named Captain of Industry

From naval projects to industry leadership: a traiblazer’s journey in maritime defence by Tamara Condie

In the complex and sundry realm of Canadian defence, notable and innovative industry experts rise above the rest, leaving an indelible mark on the sector. One such luminary is John Schmidt, a visionary leader and the President and CEO of Federal Fleet Services Inc. (FFS). With an unparalleled career spanning over four decades, John has fearlessly charted the course of the marine defence sector, etching his name in the history of Canadian maritime defence. In this edition of Industry Captains, we delve deep into the extraordinary journey that has shaped his career, from pivotal moments to triumphs that ultimately contributed to John’s gratifying career dedicated to strengthening Canada’s naval sector.

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