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aerospace company executive

John David Francis MacNaughton, Canadian aerospace company executive. Recipient Engineering medal Professional Engineers Ontario, 1965, Public Service medal National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1982, McGregor award Royal Canada Air Force Association, 1983, Thomas W. Eadie medal Royal Society of Canada, 1984, 125th Canada Anniversary medal, 1993.

Background

MacNaughton, John David Francis was born on April 10, 1932 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. Son of Francis Maurice and Grace Elizabeth Ellen (Moore) MacN.

Education

Diploma, deHavilland Aeronautical Technology School, 1954. Bachelor of Science, Hatfield College, United Kingdom, 1954.

Career

Engineering supervisor, deHavilland's Guided Missile Division, 1954-1957;chief engineer, Garrett Manufacturing Ltd., 1958-1961;chief mechanic engineer, deHavilland's Special Projects and Applied Research, 1962-1968;director mechanic products department, Spar Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1968-1969;vice president marketing and planning, Spar Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1969-1974;vice president, general manager remote manipulator systems division, Spar Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1974-1980;vice president, group executive space & electronics group, Spar Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1981-1982;senior vice president systems sector, Spar Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from 1982;executive vice president, Spar Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1988-1989;president, Chief Executive Officer, Spar Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1989-1996;board directors, Spar Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, since 1989. Chairman National Quality Institute. Invited speaker various professional conferences.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor papers to professional publications and professional conferences.

Membership

Director-at-large Junior Achievement Canada. Fellow Canada Aeronautics and Space Institute (Casey Baldwin award 1963, McCurdy award 1983). Member Association Professional Engineers of Province Ontario, Information Technology Association Canada Rideau (Ottawa) Club, Mississauga Golf and Country Club, Board of Trade (Toronto), Founders Club (Toronto), Toronto Club.

Connections

Married Joy Barbara Spencer. Children: Paul, Neil, Jane.

father:
Francis Maurice MacN.

mother:
Grace Elizabeth Ellen (Moore) MacN.

spouse:
Joy Barbara Spencer

child:
Paul MacNaughton

child:
Neil MacNaughton

child:
Jane MacNaughton