Effective immediately, Danny Di Perna is appointed President, Bombardier Transportation. Danny will replace Laurent Troger who has informed the company of his intention to resign and pursue opportunities outside the company.
Danny, who joined Bombardier in 2018 and most recently led Bombardier’s Aerostructures and Engineering Services (BAES) segment, brings more than 30 years of industrial experience to this new role.
“Danny is an exceptional and engaging leader with a proven record of leading complex industrial organizations,” said Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc. “His demonstrated success driving operational efficiency, improving quality and delighting customers make him the right person to follow Laurent and accelerate Bombardier Transportation’s transformation.”
“I’d like to thank Laurent for his many contributions to Bombardier over the past 15 years, including his exceptional leadership while serving as President of our rail segment for the past 3 years,” continued Bellemare.
Bombardier veteran Paul Sislian is appointed President of Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services to succeed Danny. Paul brings more than 20 years of aerospace and industrial experience to his new role, including serving most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Bombardier Business Aircraft (BBA).
Nancy Barber is appointed Business Aircraft’s new Chief Operating Officer, joining David Coleal’s leadership team.
“I am very happy to announce these leadership appointments,” concluded Bellemare. “I’m confident that Danny, Paul and Nancy in their new positions will help ensure we achieve the goals of our turnaround plan and unleash the full value of the Bombardier portfolio.”