As Chairman of the Board of Directors, Pierre Beaudoin is responsible for ensuring that the Board of Directors carries out its responsibilities effectively and clearly, notably in supervising the management of Bombardier’s business and affairs, in accordance with the mandate of the Board of Directors. His specific responsibilities include, among other things:
managing the Board of Directors and setting the agenda in consultation with the President and Chief Executive Officer, Alain Bellemare;
providing leadership to enhance Board of Directors effectiveness and ensuring that the Board of Directors works as a cohesive team;
representing Bombardier in certain customer relations and conferences; and
working with the CGNC to ensure Board of Directors quality and continuity by:
reviewing the performance of the Board of Directors, its committees and individual directors;
making sure the skills and competencies of individual directors are incremental to the Board of Directors as a whole; and
ensuring that the Board of Directors develops clear position descriptions for the Chairman and the chair of each Board of Directors’ committee.