Changes at top for Bombardier

 - April 30, 2008, 10:05 AM

Bombardier has named Guy Hachey president and COO of its aerospace division, following Pierre Beaudoin’s promotion to president and COO of Bombardier Inc. Hachey brings more than 30 years of experience in the industrial manufacturing sector to the Montreal-based airframer, first with GM and most recently with Delphi.

In addition, Bombardier announced several other senior management changes. Steve Ridolfi was tapped to serve as president of the company’s business aircraft division, transitioning from heading up its regional aircraft operations, while Gary Scott has been appointed president of a new business unit–Bombardier Commercial Aircraft–which incorporates its regional aircraft and new commercial aircraft units. Also, James Hoblyn, the company’s current senior vice president for customer service, has been promoted to president of Bombardier Aircraft Services.