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Management Team

Meet our North American Senior Executive Team
Daniel Verret

Chef de la direction financière

     Daniel Verret joined Adacel in October 2018. Mr. Verret is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 20 years of experience in both private and publicly-listed companies. As a seasoned finance executive, Mr. Verret has overseen corporate finance activities, financial planning & analysis, as well as mergers and acquisitions, most recently as Executive Director, Finance, at Telecon between 2015 and 2018.

     Between 2002 and 2014, Mr. Verret served as Vice President and Principal Accounting Officer at Yellow Pages where he oversaw financial reporting, accounting services and administrative services and played an instrumental role in the Company’s initial public offering as well as its subsequent growth. Prior to joining Yellow Pages, Mr. Verret held the position of Senior Director of Finance at Bell Canada.

     Mr. Verret is a graduate of both Concordia and McGill University and is a member of the Québec Chartered Professional Accountant Order.


Brian Hennessey

VP, Business Development & Strategic Planning

linkedin_icon.png      Brian Hennessey was promoted to Vice President Business Development & Strategic Planning in 2014. Brian joined Adacel Technologies in 1997 after Adacel purchased the remaining equity in a jointly held company specializing in the development of management training simulation products. Brian held the position of Director of Advanced Programs where he led the development efforts of many of Adacel’s products including part task radar simulator, the airfield driving simulator and security simulator.

     Brian is the author of numerous published papers as well as coauthor of the book “Critical Infrastructure Security: Assessment, Prevention, Detection, Response” Prior to joining Adacel Brian held positions at Telstra and Autoliv Australia. Mr. Hennessey has a B.S Communications from Fitchburg University.


Kevin Pickett

VP, Operations

     Kevin Pickett was promoted to Vice President of Operations in 2018. Kevin joined Adacel in 2010 and has held various positions within Operations. His most recent position was as the Director of Operations where he was responsible for multiple departments whose primary focus was on delivery and support for all of Adacel’s product and services.

     Before joining Adacel, Mr. Pickett held numerous positions at Northrop Grumman Corporation prior to his retirement in 2010 after 22 years of service. Most notable are his years supporting various Laser Mine Detection Programs for the U. S. Navy. Prior to this he was a Crew Chief on F-15 fighter aircraft for the USAF.