Bombardier appoints new president at Bombardier Recreational Products

  • Mr. José Boisjoli becomes president of Bombardier Recreational Products

Bombardier today announced the appointment of Mr. José Boisjoli as President of Bombardier Recreational Products. Mr. Michel Baril has chosen to leave the Corporation to pursue other interests. These changes are effective immediately.

“We are announcing the appointment of José Boisjoli with the agreement of the purchasers of Bombardier Recreational Products. His numerous years of experience and his knowledge of the business make him the ideal candidate for ensuring an harmonious transition,” observed President and CEO Paul M. Tellier.

José Boisjoli joined Bombardier in 1989 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of procurement and management. He has served as President of Snowmobiles, Watercraft and ATVs, Bombardier Recreational Products’ largest division since 1998.

“We would like to thank Michel Baril for his contribution to Bombardier’s success,” added Tellier.

Bombardier Inc., a diversified manufacturing and services company, is a world-leading manufacturer of business jets, regional aircraft, rail transportation equipment and motorized recreational products. It also provides financial services and asset management in business areas aligned with its core expertise. Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, the Corporation has a workforce of some 75,000 people and manufacturing facilities in 25 countries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2003 stood at $23.7 billion Cdn. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto, Brussels and Frankfurt stock exchanges (BBD, BOM and BBDd.F).

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Dominique Dionne
Vice President, Public Relations and Communication
(514) 861-9481