President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Navarri holds an engineering degree from the École Centrale Paris.
Mr. Navarri began his career in consulting roles for SCET International in Brazil and EXA International in Brazil and Africa.
He joined Alstom Unelec in 1979 as an engineer in China and the Middle East, where he leveraged his engineering background and consulting experience. He then held senior positions at Alstom Unido in Indonesia, at Alstom Transmission and Distribution in France, and at Alstom Transport's equipment division, also in France.
From 1996 to 1999, he was President of the transportation division, during which time he led the business to the leading position in its sector. His achievements there included developing exports, systems, services and signalling; setting up new project management processes and performance monitors; improving purchasing efficiency and thereby reducing costs; improving profitability; and developing recurrent high margin activity.
Following this, Mr. Navarri was Chairman and CEO of automotive component supplier Valeo SA, where he developed new strategies for customer focus, innovation and cost reduction.
He then became President of Operations at Alcatel, where he was responsible for manufacturing operations, purchasing, business processes, information systems and quality.
In February 2004, André Navarri was appointed President of Bombardier Transportation and in 2008, President and Chief Operating Officer.