As the Assistant Deputy Minister, Acquisitions Branch at PWGSC, Tom Ring is responsible for the entire procurement and contracting cycle of major commodities from highly specialized military equipment to common office supplies. His team is currently involved in procurement reform. Tom has over 30 years experience in the public service and has worked in Transport Canada (Coast Guard), Privy Council Office, Canadian Heritage, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, National Defence and Public Works. Tom has also recently completed a MA program at the Royal Military College.
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Establishing a strong partnership between the Government and the Canadian Defence Industry should be an ongoing priority for the new Liberal Government given that Canada's defence sector will be an important part of its economic recovery.
According to Tom Ring and David Perry: "Establishing a strong partnership between the Government and the Canadian Defence Industry should be a key and ongoing priority for the new Liberal Government given the opportunity for a review of defence policy to complement the government’s job creation and innovation agenda."