Katherine Vigneau Joins Mercury Associates

Kather­ine Vigneau has joined Mer­cury Asso­ciates as a Senior Man­ag­er and coor­di­na­tor for their expand­ing pres­ence in Cana­da.

Lieu­tenant-Colonel (retired) Kather­ine Vigneau spent 26+ years in the Cana­di­an Army hold­ing var­i­ous posi­tions in logis­tics and trans­porta­tion in Cana­da and abroad.  From 1998 to 2001 she held the post of Fleet Man­ag­er for the Depart­ment of Nation­al Defence, respon­si­ble for pol­i­cy over­sight and man­age­ment of a fleet of 32,000 vehi­cles.  She most recent­ly spent four years at the Joint War­fare Cen­tre in Sta­vanger, Nor­way lead­ing the Logis­tics train­ing of NATO forces before her retire­ment in Octo­ber 2010.

Kather­ine retired from the mil­i­tary in Octo­ber 2010 to open her own busi­ness, KMVS Fleet+ Con­sult­ing in order to work as a fleet and train­ing con­sul­tant and spent three suc­cess­ful years in busi­ness serv­ing clients such as NATO, NAFA, the Unit­ed Nations, the Cana­di­an mil­i­tary and sev­er­al oth­er gov­ern­ment and cor­po­rate orga­ni­za­tions.

Kather­ine com­plet­ed her Pro­fes­sion­al Logis­ti­cian des­ig­na­tion in 1998, CAFM in 1999, CITT in 2001, Mas­ters of Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion Degree in 2003 and Mas­ters of Defence Stud­ies in 2006.  She has worked on var­i­ous NAFA projects and has been the Vice Chair (2005–2007) and Chair (2007 to 2009) of the Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion Board, and Cana­di­an Vice-Pres­i­dent (2009–2010).  For these vol­un­teer efforts, she received NAFA’s Excel­lence in Edu­ca­tion Award in May 2010. She is cur­rent­ly NAFA’s Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment Strate­gist.



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