Communications systems are evolving rapidly. In light of this, it is a field where our values of innovation and excellence come into play.

André Desjardins

, P. Eng.

Executive Vice President,
Communications Systems

André Desjardins has led the CIMA+ Communications Systems Division since 1993. His responsibilities encompass business development, strategic planning and overall management of his division.

He heads a team of more than 75 people across Canada, including engineers, technicians and experts. Over the years, André has overseen the diversification of services in response to the needs of a clientele working in a variety of industries, including utilities, transit corporations and municipalities. André is also responsible for the Information Technology Department at CIMA+.

His recipe for success

Curiosity: In the constantly evolving field of communication systems, it takes curious individuals who take the time to monitor the field and dare to question the status quo to improve work methods.

New challenges in his field

The evolution of knowledge: With innovations such as smart cities, self-driving cars, major data centres and the Internet of Things (IoT), we have progressed from operationalization mode to analysis mode in order to make communication systems smarter and mobile.