MONTREAL, 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
"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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Simon Letendre, Manager, Media
Relations and Public Affairs, Bombardier Inc.,
+1-514-924-4893; Patrick Ghoche,
Vice President, Investor Relations, Bombardier Inc.,