NSPA hosts delegation from Canada

31 October 2017

NSPA hosted a delegation from Canada recently to discuss topics of mutual interest. The delegation, led by Mr.Patrick FINN, Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel) and National Armaments Director, also included Ms. Jennifer HUBBARD, Director General International and Industry Programs who also serves as the current Chairperson of the Agency Supervisory Board (ASB), and Ms. Sheila CHAPMAN, the Canadian ASB Logistics and Finance, Administration and Audit Committee representative. Briefings were prepared in coordination with the new Canadian Country Liaison Officer to NSPA, Lieutenant Colonel Martin BEDARD, and included an extensive overview of NSPA's Logistics portfolio of capabilities and services from Mr. Rudi MAUS, NSPA's Director of Logistics Operations.

The delegation was also provided a detailed overview of NSPA's procurement activities and international competitive bidding practises from Ms. Eleanor SUMMERS, Deputy Director of Procurement and the Agency’s Competition Advocate."I would like to thank the General Manager and his staff for graciously hosting me during the recent visit to the NATO Support and Procurement Agency. The presentations and discussion provided me with a better understanding of the operations of the Agency, and its robust procurement processes." Highlighted Mr. FINN.