Amine Smires has nearly 20 years of experience in Systems and Software Engineering in high tech industries including Aerospace, Defense and Automotive. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Concordia University and an Executive MBA from McGill University, where he focused on how to create value by developing innovation through collaboration. Since joining CS Canada in 2007, Amine has occupied various senior positions in Engineering, Project Management and Business Development where he was a key player in building the Automotive business from the ground-up. With the EXCOM, Amine’s focus is to strengthen CS Group position with key customers in North-America, as well as diversify and grow the company by building and delivering innovative offerings. He is also involved in various local clusters and scientific committees that aim to develop collaborative and academic innovation projects.
Vice-President Operations & Finance
Eric Mathieu joined CS Canada from its inception in the year 2000. He holds a Masters in Engineering with a specialization in “Artificial Intelligence and Databases” from the “National Institute of Telecommunications”. Eric holds more than 25 years of experience including 14 years within the Aerospace industry and, as chief of the operations, he manages more than 100 engineers, leads R&D initiatives, and he is accountable for customer satisfaction. His leadership and attention to details contribute to the success of their endeavors. Eric and his team are passionate about the high-tech projects in which they participate, and it is with rigor, assiduity, empathy, ethic and professionalism that they deliver their expert services.
Human Resource Director
With 15 years of experience in the field of Human Resources, Lamia Lamane has developed a strong expertise in sourcing and staffing within several IT companies before taking over the HR responsibility for CS Canada in 2008. She supported the corporation in their most important growth period and she set up the base of the HR department (policies, performance appraisal, compensation system, staffing, etc.). The mobilization and evolution of employees, the acquisition of new talent, the implementation of increasingly efficient HR systems are part of her daily challenges. She is forward looking with respect to best practices in the field of Employee Experience in order to support CS in their new growth phase.
Vice President USA
Jerome Casteret brings 20 years of experience in the Aerospace Industry and Software Engineering Discipline. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace engineering from the ENSICA (Toulouse – France) and an executive MBA from the University of Connecticut (Hartford, CT). Jerome joined CS Canada in 2008 and he held key positions such as project manager, technical director and director of advanced projects in the Business Development group. He grew the engineering group from 60 to 100 engineers and is a proven leader to find innovative solutions to increase the quality and efficiency of their services as well as their customer satisfaction. In June 2015, he created and developed the USA subsidiary of the CS Group and, as managing director and Vice President, he is responsible for the P&L of CS Inc. and the delivery of quality and expert services to their USA customers.
Aerospace Business Line Director
Strong with over 20 years of experience in the Aerospace industry, Saïd Sukkarieh joined CS Group Canada in 2011 where he held senior roles as Program Manager, Director of PMO, and Director of Operations. He is responsible for the Aero Business Line P&L and leads large teams of engineers globally – including partners and suppliers – in the development and certification of various critical embedded software systems. Saïd oversees also business growth opportunities, R&D initiatives, and the development of tools and processes to promote efficiency and agility, with a customer centric focus. With his teams of professionals, he ensures the delivery of expert services built on trust, transparency, quality, and a high working ethic. Saïd holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, a Master of Engineering from McGill University, and an MBA from HEC Montreal