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Lin Paddock Joins Virtual Marine Technology

St. John’s, NL – Lin Paddock, former Executive Director of the Aerospace Defence Industry Association of Newfoundland & Labrador (ADIANL), has joined Virtual Marine Technology as Business Development Manager – Defence & Coast Guard. Cdr (Ret’d) Paddock began his distinguished career in the Canadian Armed Forces by completing a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree (Honours) from College Militaire Royale in 1989. He was commissioned as a Maritime Surface Warfare (MARS) Officer, earned his Naval Certificate of Competency and then transferred to Naval Logistics, where much of his career was focused on at-sea support. Over a 25 year period, his work in the Royal Canadian Navy was focused on operational support at sea, across the fleet and at the national level. Lin’s last CAF post was as Director of Finance for all military operations in Ottawa.

“I look forward to working with VMT’s customers and partners, and continuing to build on the company’s success in the Defence & Coast Guard sectors”, said Paddock. My background in naval operations and logistics will be a tremendous asset as we seek to understand how we can help support naval and coast guard programs in executing future shipbuilding and training requirements”.

Paddock assumed his new duties with VMT on January 16, 2017. He can be reached at or via telephone at 709-738-6306.