Bombardier has announced the appointment of Mr. Alain Rondeau as Senior Vice President, Legal Services, Bombardier Inc., effective immediately.
Mr. Alain Rondeau succeeds Mr. Daniel Desjardins who retires as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective December 31, 2018.
Over the next four months, Mr. Desjardins will focus on a smooth transition of responsibilities to Mr. Rondeau, who will replace him as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective January 1st 2019.
“Daniel played a critical role in executing many of the successful strategic transactions supporting the company’s turnaround, including the C Series partnership with Airbus and Investissement Québec, CDPQ’s investment in Bombardier Transportation and the sale of the Downsview property,” says Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc.
Also, Bombardier has announced the appointment of Mr. Danny Di Perna as Chief Operating Officer, Aerospace, effective September 15, 2018. In this new position, Danny will report directly to Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc. and assume responsibility for leading the company’s aerospace engineering, procurement and transformation functions. Bombardier’s Aerostructures and Engineering Services segment will also report to Danny.
Following his retirement, Mr. Desjardins will continue to serve as a special advisor to Alain Bellemare and assume the role of Chairman of Bombardier Transportation’s Board of Directors. In this role, he will work closely with Laurent Troger and his management team to accelerate key projects and strategic initiatives to drive sustainable growth and ensure the rail segment’s long-term competitiveness.