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John Sabbas is new Bombardier head of engineering and technology

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Bombardier Transportation has appointed John Saabas as its new head of engineering and technology. He will report directly to Bombardier Transportation president, Danny Di Perna and will lead the company’s global technology and product development activities. He will also work closely with Bombardier Transportation’s senior leadership team to improve productivity, project execution and customer satisfaction.     

John Sabbas joins Bombardier from Pratt & Whitney Canada, where he was president since 2009.  During his 35-year career with Pratt & Whitney, Mr Saabas held numerous leadership positions in engineering, manufacturing, operations and procurement. He also earned a PhD in Aerodynamics from McGill University and holds both master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.

Danny di Perna,
Bombardier Transportation.

Announcing the appointment, Bombardier Transportation president Danny Di Perna said: “John is a proven leader with an impressive track record of success. He brings us more than 30 years of engineering and manufacturing experience and shares our values, including operating with the highest ethical standards, fully engaging employees and delivering on customer commitments.”

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