We, at Mid-Canada Mod Center (MC2), are a team of avionics sales, maintenance and modification experts, with a singular enthusiasm for and commitment to the aviation industry. Our leadership team has extensive experience in all aspects of owning and operating aircraft which is why MC2 understands what it takes to keep them flight-ready with the industry’s most state-of-the-art avionics designs, tailored for each customer’s specific flying needs.
Mark Fardy, CEO
Mark Fardy, joined MC2 as CEO in 2015 and took on the financial and business planning responsibilities for the firm. With extensive experience managing the finances and operations of complex organizations, Mark is a respected, accredited financial, accounting and business professional. With many years of business expertise across a range of industry sectors, he enjoys the high-performance entrepreneurial spirit and performance of MC2, while overseeing the company’s financial, administrative and human resource needs. Having consolidated MC2’s reporting and management systems, the company is now well-positioned to service its growing customer requirements.
Bill Arsenault, President
Bill Arsenault’s more than four decades of experience offers MC2 clients a leading-edge advantage—an ability to understand customer needs, assess a range of options and develop a solution that fits budget, meets mission needs and optimizes aircraft.
An aviation industry veteran, Bill, founded Mid-Canada Mod Center in 1996, after recognizing an opportunity to provide a growing Canadian market with a new business model—to build a Canadian avionics installation and modification shop to serve aircraft owners and operators who to that point had often needed to travel to the U.S. for specialized avionics service. Well-recognized and respected in the industry for his intuitive avionics expertise and insight, under Bill’s leadership, the MC2 Team has grown to more than 50 industry experts at two locations.
Mike Wiedemann, VP Production and Programs
Mike Wiedemann is a recognized, accredited avionics professional. Entering the industry after graduating from Canadore College in 1987, after gaining experience on various aircraft types from private Part 23 to airline size aircraft, Mike joined MC2 in 1996. Over his 20 plus years with the firm, Mike progressed through numerous roles and hands-on work to his present position of Vice-President – Production. As a part of the MC2 leadership team, Mike quarterbacks MC2’s installation and service teams, overseeing production at both MC2 facilities as well as projects completed offsite at customer facilities from coast to coast.
Kevin Birch, VP Quality & Safety
An avionics professional since 1987, Kevin Birch is a veteran in the industry, and has witnessed significant change in avionics technology and certification. Joining Kitchener Aero in 1992 Kevin advanced through a variety of value-added roles focused on Quality Management, SMS (Safety Management Systems) Coordinator, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer and General Manager. This extensive details-driven experience is invaluable in his current role as Vice-President, Quality & Safety, and as a core member of the MC2 leadership team.