Biography and Background on Timothy Dear, P.Eng., President and CEO
Prior to DEW Engineering, Tim served in the Canadian Forces as a Combat Engineer, a Construction Engineer as well as being both a Project Director and a Program Manager on capital equipment programs.
He retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1988 and immediately joined DEW.
Upon joining DEW, Tim was appointed Vice President where he played a major part in DEW's growth throughout the 1990's, creating and implementing several programs including "Success Through Strategic Partners".
Tim held various positions at DEW including Business Development, Project Management, Research and Development, and Strategic Initiatives.
He became President in 2004 and was instrumental in the successful purchase of DEW by CoorsTek in June 2008.
In the last three years at DEW
, Tim's major focus was to team DEW
with key bidders for defense programs valued at over $7 billion for capital as well as another $7 billion in Long Term Support.
Tim was an Officer and Director of DEW, a Director of CoorsTek Armor Solutions and an Officer and Vice President of CoorsTek.
Tim graduated from the Royal Military College in 1972 with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree, Mechanical and is a Licensed Professional Engineer.
He is also a graduate of the Canadian Forces Land Staff College, the Technical Staff College at Royal Military College Shrivenham, England, and the Command and Staff College in Canada.
Tim was a previous member of the Defence Advisory Committee (DIAC) with Assistant Deputy Ministers from DND, PWGSC and IC.
Tim is also a member of WIDS and is the Industry Representative on the Scholarship Committee.