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  • Alain Bellemare President and Chief Executive Officer Bombardier Inc.
  • Fred Cromer President Commercial Aircraft 
  • Danny Di Perna President Transportation 
  • Paul Sislian Chief Operating Officer Aviation 
  • John Di Bert Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Bombardier Inc. 
  • Daniel Brennan Senior Vice President, Human Resources Bombardier Inc. 
  • François Caza Chief Technology Officer Bombardier Inc. 
  • Mtre Daniel Desjardins Chairman of Bombardier Transportation & Senior Vice President Bombardier Inc. 
  • Mike Nadolski Vice President Communications and Public Affairs Bombardier Inc. 
  • Steeve Robitaille Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Bombardier Inc. 
  • Jim Vounassis Chief Operating Officer Transportation 
  • Dr. Jianwei Zhang Chairman, Bombardier China and President, Bombardier Transportation China Bombardier Inc. 

David Coleal

President, Aviation

David M. Coleal was appointed President of Bombardier Aviation in May 2019 after having led Bombardier’s business aircraft division since 2015.

Prior to Bombardier, Mr. Coleal was Executive Vice President and General Manager, Boeing, Business and Regional Jet Programs at Spirit Aerosystems, one of the world’s largest producers of aerostructures. In that position, he improved productivity, reduced unit cost and enhanced the company’s product portfolio as well as its overall performance.

Before joining Spirit, Mr. Coleal was Vice President and General Manager, Bombardier Learjet from 2008 to 2011. During his tenure, he developed strong relationships with business aircraft customers, achieved operational improvements while enhancing service and reliability across product lines.

Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Cirrus Design Corporation from 2001 to 2008. He also held management positions throughout his career, including Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, New Product Development Manager at Caterpillar, and Assistant Manager, New United Motor Manufacturing (NUMMI).

David Coleal holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from California State University (CSU), Sacramento, an MBA in Management Science from CSU, East Bay, and a private pilot license.

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