Bombardier appoints Steeve Robitaille to senior leadership team
March 15, 2019 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
March 15, 2019 – Bombardier has appointed Steeve Robitaille as senior vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Bombardier Inc., effective May 1, 2019.
Robitaille will succeed Daniel Desjardins who will continue to serve as a special advisor to Alain Bellemare, president and chief executive officer for Bombardier Inc., and as chairman of Bombardier Transportation’s board of directors.
“We are very excited to welcome Steeve to the Bombardier team,” says Bellemare. “He is a proven leader with extensive experience in corporate governance, compliance, mergers and acquisitions and securities law. Steeve’s deep legal expertise, business acumen and track record of collaboration make him an excellent addition to Bombardier’s senior leadership team as we continue to execute our growth strategy.”
Robitaille brings more than 25 years of high-level legal and transaction experience to the role. He has been serving as chief legal officer, executive vice-president, merger and acquisitions for WSP since 2017. He is also acting as corporate secretary. Before joining WSP, Robitaille was a senior partner of the law firm Stikeman Elliott where he practiced corporate law for over 20 years and was a member of its partnership board and executive committee. Robitaille holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Laval University and is a member of the Quebec Bar.
“As we welcome Steeve to the Bombardier team, I’d like to again thank Daniel for his exceptional leadership while serving as Bombardier’s General Counsel for more than 20 years,” says Bellemare. “In his new role, Daniel will work closely with the Bombardier Transportation management team to accelerate key projects and strategic initiatives to ensure the rail segment’s long-term competitiveness and drive sustainable growth.”