Bombardier Announces Board Change

Bombardier announced today that Ms. Jane F. Garvey is stepping down as Board member, effective today. Ms. Garvey has accepted to serve on the transition team of U.S. President-elect Barack Obama.

“I would like to thank Jane Garvey for her sound advice and guidance during her tenure,” said Mr. Laurent Beaudoin, Chairman of the Board of Bombardier Inc. “We wish her great success.”

Ms. Garvey’s departure from Bombardier’s Board brings the total number of Directors to 12, of whom seven are independent. A search will be undertaken for her replacement.

About Bombardier
A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2008, were $17.5 billion US, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. News and information are available at

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