Global Conference 2010
President and CEO, Bombardier Inc.
Pierre Beaudoin is President and CEO of Bombardier Inc., a global company that stands as the largest supplier of rail equipment, systems and services, and the third-largest manufacturer of civil aircraft in the world. He joined Bombardier′s Marine Products Division in 1985, was named vice president of product development for Bombardier′s Sea-Doo/Ski-Doo Division in 1990 and, later, its executive vice president and president. In 1996 he was appointed president and chief operating officer of Bombardier′s Recreational Products Group, with responsibility for six product lines: marine products (Sea-Doo watercraft and sport boats), snowmobiles (the Ski-Doo product line), Bombardier ATVs, the Bombardier NV, utility vehicles and the Bombardier-Rotax engine facility located in Austria. He later served as president and chief operating officer of the Business Aircraft Division at Bombardier Aerospace and as executive vice president of Bombardier Inc. Beaudoin studied business administration at Brébeuf College in Montréal and industrial relations at McGill University.