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New European boss for Bombardier Transportation

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Bombardier Transportation has appointed a new president of its Europe (Switzerland, Italy, Nordic Countries, Iberia), Middle East, Africa, and India region (EMEAI).

Andy DeLeone joins Bombardier Transportation from General Electric, where he was CEO and managing director of GE Power India. He studied Economics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and holds a master’s degree in industrial relations from Cornell University. While he has lived and worked in various countries, including India, Switzerland, South Africa and the US, he will now be based in Switzerland.

In his new role, Andy DeLeone will report directly to Bombardier Transportation president Danny Di Perna. He will have full responsibility for the EMEAI region’s business, including customer relationship management, sales, services and project management.

Danny di Perna,
Bombardier Transportation.

Announcing the appointment, Danny Di Perna said: “Andy brings an impressive track record of generating business growth in complex project environments and boosting financial performance in different international leadership roles. He is also an energetic leader, having led large-scale transformations, optimizing organizational structures, and strengthening employee engagement and accountability.

“With a keen eye on customer satisfaction, Andy also brings experience in expanding a profitable Services business.”

Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 40,650 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

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