Our Executive Team

JOHN MOGK - EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT at Patlon Aircrafts & Industries Limited


For more than two decades, John has headed businesses across diverse sectors including automotive, energy, and aerospace. His professional journey has taken him across various regions, with notable stints in Ontario, Alberta, China, and the United States.

In 2023, John joined Patlon, bringing with him seven years of invaluable experience in the aerospace industry, where he made significant contributions to both defence and commercial sectors. His aerospace expertise spans managing businesses engaged in 5-axis machining and assembly of aerostructure systems, as well as the manufacturing of complex lightweight castings for aeroengines. Additionally, John has a strong background in the energy sector through oilfield services, encompassing engineered sales, manufacturing, assembly, testing and distribution of well construction equipment throughout Canada.

John earned a B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the Richard Ivey Business School at Western University. He resides in Ottawa, ON, with his family, where he continues to pursue excellence in his professional endeavors.


Jennifer (“Jenn”) Gebel has been an integral part of the Management team of Patlon Aircraft & Industries Limited since 2018, becoming Director of Operations in 2022.
She has several educational accomplishments including an Excellence in Organizational Leadership Certificate from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management along with several other Leadership Certificates through accredited Universities and a Diploma in Business from Seneca College
A strategic and highly effective compassionate leader with a unique blend of operations, contract management and sales knowledge from a diverse background of industries. She is known for her collaborative leadership style, excellent communication, and ability to build and mentor high-performing teams. She believes in fostering a positive and inclusive work environment that encourages creativity, innovation, and continuous learning. Jenn is adept at aligning operations with business objectives to achieve organizational goals and deliver exceptional results.
MARILENA MCGOWAN - DIRECTOR OF FINANCE at Patlon Aircrafts & Industries Limited


Marilena joined the Patlon Team in 2022 as the Director of Finance bringing with her extensive experience in financial accounting and reporting through numerous industries including aerospace and construction. 

Her responsibilities over the years include Budgeting, Forecasting and Planning, Internal Controls, and Financial Analysis, as well as acting as a liaison with Auditors, Bankers, Government Officials, and Foreign Parent Companies. 

Marilena has a degree from the University of Toronto, a post diploma certificate from Seneca College as well as her Certified General Accountant designation. 

Marilena’s plans include contributing to the financial and operational efficiencies at Patlon and ensuring quality relationships with both Customers and Suppliers.