Bombardier Inc. today announced the appointment of Dan Brennan as Senior Vice President, Human Resources; effective February 2017. Mr. Brennan will report directly to Alain Bellemare, Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc., and assume responsibility for leading Bombardier’s global HR function. His responsibilities will include building and executing world-class strategies for talent development, employee engagement, and labor relations in support of the Company’s turnaround plan.
“I am very pleased to welcome Dan to our senior leadership team,” said Mr. Bellemare. “His proven track-record leading global human resource teams in support of high performing and high growth organizations make him a perfect fit for Bombardier, both where we are today, and where we are headed in the future as we continue to transform the Company.”
Mr. Brennan brings more than three decades of experience to Bombardier, including extensive experience in North America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Brennan currently serves as Group Human Resource and Talent Development Director at CRH plc, a leading global building materials group, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with over 89,000 employees in 31 countries worldwide. In this role, Mr. Brennan has executive responsibility for the group human resource function and execution of CRH’s global Talent Management strategy.
Prior to joining CRH, Mr. Brennan held a number of senior Human Resource leadership roles with leading international companies including ISS World Services, Electronic Data Systems, Hewlett-Packard and Xerox Corporation. In these positions, Mr. Brennan played a key role in the execution of both restructuring programs to drive improved business performance, and executing employee engagement and talent development initiatives to support business growth.
“Nothing is more important to Bombardier’s continued success than building the right leadership team to support our growth and transformation,” Mr. Bellemare continued. Dan’s extensive global experience and dynamic leadership style will help ensure we hire, develop and retain the very best talent needed to execute our turnaround plan and grow our business around the world.”
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