Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Sonya Branco was appointed Vice President, Finance
and Chief Financial Officer at CAE in May 2016. She
has global responsibility for the company’s finance
and information technology activities. She oversees
the financial operations of CAE’s 160 sites and
training locations in more than 35 countries as well
as the consolidation of its financial statements and
all financing activities.
Sonya Branco has more than fifteen years’
experience as a financial officer. She joined CAE in
2008 and was appointed to the role of CAE’s Vice
President and Corporate Controller in 2011. Her
diverse background includes valuable experience in
public accounting and financial reporting, strategic
planning and mergers and acquisitions.
In her capacity as Corporate Controller, she oversaw
all of CAE’s external financial information from
subsidiaries and joint ventures globally. Over the
past years, Ms. Branco’s role has expanded from
the financial reporting Controller role to a broader
strategic and operational scope in the organization.
Prior to joining CAE, Ms. Branco worked
at BCE in Mergers & Acquisitions and at
PricewaterhouseCoopers where she practiced
in Audit and Advisory services. She is a certified
professional accountant and she holds a Bachelor
of Commerce degree from Concordia University and
a Master’s degree in Business Administration from
McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management.
Ms. Branco has received numerous awards and is
a Gold Medalist of the Ordre des comptables agréé