Gary R. Scott, President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announces the appointment of Steven Aliment to the newly created position of Regional Vice President Sales – Europe. He will be based at Bombardier’s Regional Support Office near Munich.
“During his more than 25 years with The Boeing Company, Steve gained a broad range of experience selling commercial aircraft throughout Europe as well as having led the sales efforts for Boeing Commercial Aviation Services worldwide,” said Mr. Scott. “Steve brings valuable experience and background with the mainline carriers which, coupled with the time he spent in Europe, will allow him to immediately establish himself in his new leadership role and contribute to our on-going sales efforts in this very important region.”
Mr. Aliment will report to the Senior Vice President, Sales, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.
Mr. Scott also announced the appointment of Kevin J. Smith as Vice President, Sales – Americas. Mr. Smith was formerly Vice President, Sales – International and recently led the sales campaigns that resulted in firm orders for Bombardier CSeries aircraft from Lufthansa Group and Lease Corporation International Group.
Mr. Smith will also serve as interim Senior Vice President, Sales for Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, replacing James E. Dailly who has retired after a 33-year career with de Havilland/Bombardier.
About Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft is a world leader in the design and production of aircraft that seat up to 145 passengers. Its mission is to provide a complete range of commercial aircraft optimized for best-in-class efficiency with the highest level of customer service. The product portfolio is comprised of three commercial aircraft families: for short-haul operations, the 70- to 80- seatQ400 NextGen airliner is a fast, fuel-efficient and lower-emission large turboprop. For medium-haul applications, the CRJ NextGen family of aircraft is a benchmark for regional jet efficiency in the 60- to 100-seat segment. For longer routes, the 110- to 130-seat CSeries airliners are the world’s newest and most advanced single-aisle aircraft designed specifically for comfort and setting new standards in technology, fuel efficiency and reduced environmental impact.
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, 2009, were $19.7 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 www.bombardier.com.
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