Robert Baugniet brings over 45 years of corporate marketing and communication experience to Bierbrier Development. He retired from Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation in 2009 as Director, Corporate Communications, for eight years after serving as Vice President, Corporate Communications for Rolls-Royce North America. Prior to joining Rolls-Royce, Mr. Baugniet spent 29 years with Berger & Associates, a major Canadian public relations consulting firm where he progressively rose through the ranks to become President and Chief Executive Officer. In parallel with his civilian career, Mr. Baugniet served in the Royal Canadian Naval Reserve, rising to the rank of Commodore and ultimately commanding Canada's naval reserve forces. Mr. Baugniet earned his undergraduate degree from Concordia University in Montreal and is an alumna of the National Defense College of Canada International Security Studies Program.