Bombardier Regional Aircraft Announces New Sales and Commercial Operations Organization

In order to extend the international reach of its products and services, and to enhance its responsiveness to customers in a growing market, Steven Ridolfi, President, Bombardier Regional Aircraft is pleased to announce the following management changes:

James Dailly is appointed Senior Vice-President, Sales, with responsibility for all regional aircraft sales worldwide. Reporting to Mr. Dailly are: Ric Allison, Vice-President, Americas Sales, Steve Crowley, Vice-President, Asia-Pacific Sales and Kevin Smith, Vice-President, International Sales with responsibility for Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Rod Williams is appointed Vice-President, Commercial Operations, with responsibility for support functions related to sales and asset management. Reporting to Mr. Williams are: Anne Woodyatt, Vice-President, Contracts, Trung Ngo, Vice-President, Marketing and Communications, Rod Sheridan, Vice-President, Asset Management and Barry MacKinnon, Vice-President, Markets and Airline Analysis.

In launching this new organization, Mr. Ridolfi stated: “Bombardier Regional Aircraft’s management team deeply values the relationship with our customers and this realignment will allow us to better serve the needs of our expanding customer base.”

Bombardier Aerospace is the world’s third-largest manufacturer of commercial aircraft, and its CRJ Series regional jets and Q Series turboprops are the most modern and comprehensive families of regional aircraft available on the market.

As of January 31, 2006 it had delivered close to 2,100 regional aircraft to airlines around the world.

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For information
Bert Cruickshank
Bombardier Aerospace
(416) 375-3030