Pietro Mazzei has been appointed President and Chief executive officer of Rheinmetall Canada by the board of directors of Rheinmetall AG.

Mazzei has been a member of the Rheinmetall Canada’s executive committee and has headed the Electronic Solutions/C5ISTAR business line since 2016. Prior to joining Rheinmetall Canada, he spent more than 25 years with CAE Inc. in various strategic roles, including several years internationally. Combined with his diverse background, his great knowledge of Rheinmetall, both locally and internationally, have made him a prime candidate to ensure the success of Rheinmetall Canada for the coming years.

Mazzei succeeds Stéphane Oehrli, who held the position as CEO of Rheinmetall Canada since 2017 and who successfully developed Rheinmetall Canada’s position domestically and internationally.

In this new position, Mazzei will lead the company at Rheinmetall Canada located in Saint-Jean-sur Richelieu, Quebec. Rheinmetall Canada is a partner of choice on major projects for the Canadian Forces and international customers.