Bombardier recently announced strategic changes to its international sales leadership team including a new head for Asia-Pacific. The changes, which take effect immediately. Following his decision to leave the company to pursue personal opportunities, Christophe Degoumois, vice president, Sales, International has transitioned leadership to multiple sales team members.
“We are grateful for Christophe’s 17 years of dedicated service at Bombardier, as well as the team he has built, now ready to take on broader responsibilities,” said Peter Likoray, senior vice president, Sales, New Aircraft. “Christophe played an important role in creating a positive experience for our customers and instilling a sales culture where customers’ needs are central to what we do. We thank him for his stellar leadership and wish him all the best in his new venture.”
Stéphane Leroy will take over responsibility for sales in Asia-Pacific and China in addition to his current role of vice president, Sales, Specialised Aircraft. A 20-year veteran with Bombardier, Leroy’s knowledge and industry expertise will allow him to continue to deliver strong results in his new expanded mandate. Leroy has spent eight years in Asia.
Emmanuel Bornand will take on the role of vice president, Sales, Europe, Russia, CIS, Middle East and Africa. Since joining Bombardier in 2008, Bornand has established a strong track record. From his base in Europe, he will continue to leverage his extensive experience in different leadership roles to further strengthen relationships with clients and expand Bombardier’s activity in the region.
Michael Anckner will add responsibility for sales in Latin America to his current responsibilities of fleet and corporate sales in his new role as vice president, Sales, US Corporate Fleets, Specialised Aircraft & Latin America. Anckner, who has been with Bombardier for 11 years and was previously a sales director in Latin America, will continue to leverage his extensive fleet experience and knowledge of the region to further grow sales in Latin America and expand customer relationships worldwide.