Jeff Hutchinson joins Bombardier as CIO

Montréal, Canada-based Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.A; BBD.B)(OTCQX:BDRBF) has appointed Hutchinson as Chief Information Officer, reporting to John Di Bert, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Bombardier Inc., the company said.

In this position, Mr. Hutchinson will be responsible for leading Bombardier´s global IT, digital asset and cyber security functions. He will assume responsibility for establishing a portfolio of IT strategies, services, and offerings, in support of Bombardier´s 2020 goals and longer-term strategic plan.

Hutchinson has more than 30 years of experience leading and transforming IT organizations at large, matrixed companies including Honeywell, Maple Leaf Foods, SAP and Danone/Dannon. He earned his BS in Business Administration from Bryant University, a MBA from the University of New Haven, a MS in Software Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Doctorate in Computing from Pace University.

Montréal, Canada-based Bombardier (TSX: BBD) is a manufacturer of both planes and trains. Together with its subsidiaries, it manufactures and sells transportation equipment worldwide. The company operates in four segments: business aircraft, commercial aircraft, aerostructures and engineering services, and transportation. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, the company posted revenues of USD 16.3bn.