Bombardier announces retirement of general counsel Daniel Desjardins.
Bombardier announced that Daniel Desjardins will retire as SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective December 31, 2018. Desjardins will be succeeded by Alain Rondeau, who has been appointed SVP, legal services, effective immediately. Over the next four months, Desjardins will focus on a smooth transition of responsibilities to Rondeau, who will replace him as SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary effective January 1st 2019. Following his retirement, Desjardins will continue to serve as a special advisor to Alain Bellemare and assume the role of Chairman of Bombardier Transportation's Board of Directors. In this role, he will work closely with Laurent Troger and his management team to accelerate key projects and strategic initiatives to drive sustainable growth and ensure the rail segment's long-term competitiveness.Rondeau, who has been working as a consultant for Bombardier for the past year, brings more than 30 years of high-level legal and aerospace experience.