MONTRÉAL, March 14, 2019
/PRNewswire/ - Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) today announced the
appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General
Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective
May 1, 2019. Mr. Robitaille will
succeed Daniel Desjardins who will
continue to serve as a special advisor to Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Bombardier Inc., and as Chairman of Bombardier
Transportation's Board of Directors.
"We are very excited to welcome Steeve to the Bombardier team,"
said Mr. Bellemare. "He is a proven leader with extensive
experience in corporate governance, compliance, mergers and
acquisitions and securities law. Steeve's deep legal expertise,
business acumen and track record of collaboration make him an
excellent addition to Bombardier's Senior Leadership Team as we
continue to execute our growth strategy."
Steeve brings more than 25 years of high-level legal and
transaction experience. He has been serving as Chief Legal Officer,
Executive Vice President, Merger and Acquisitions for WSP since
2017. He is also acting as Corporate Secretary. Before joining WSP,
Steeve was a senior partner of the law firm Stikeman Elliott where
he practiced corporate law for over 20 years and was a member of
its Partnership Board and Executive Committee. Mr. Robitaille holds
a Bachelor of Law degree from Laval
University and is a member of the Québec Bar.
"As we welcome Steeve to the Bombardier team, I'd like to again
thank Daniel for his exceptional leadership while serving as
Bombardier's General Counsel for more than 20 years," said Mr.
Bellemare. "In his new role, Daniel will work closely with
the Bombardier Transportation management team to accelerate key
projects and strategic initiatives to ensure the rail segment's
long-term competitiveness and drive sustainable growth."
With over 68,000 employees across
four business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the
transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing
planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class
transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger
comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.
Headquartered in Montreal,
Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in
28 countries across the segments of Transportation, Business
Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft and Aerostructures and Engineering
Services. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, Bombardier posted revenues of
$16.2 billion US. The company is
recognized on the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in
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