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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pierre Beaudoin

53 2015 Executive Chairman of the Board

Laurent Beaudoin

77 2015 Chairman Emeritus

Alain Bellemare

54 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

J. R. Bombardier

73 1978 Vice Chairman of the Board

Jean-Louis Fontaine

76 1988 Vice Chairman of the Board

John Di Bert

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Benoit Brossoit

2016 President - Bombardier Transportation's Americas division

David Coleal

47 2015 President - Bombardier Business Aircraft

Frederick Cromer

2015 President - Commercial Aircraft Unit

Jean Seguin

2014 President - Bombardier Aerostructures & Engineering Services

Laurent Troger

2015 President - Bombardier Transportation

Daniel Desjardins

2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

John Macdonald

2008 Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Public Affairs

Nico Buchholz

2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer

Peter Bromby

2016 Regional Vice President of Pre-Owned Aircraft

Francois Caza

2014 Vice President - Product Development, Chief Engineer - Bombardier Aerospace

Mike Fahey

2016 Vice President - Learjet Aircraft Sales

Mike Nadolski

2016 Vice President - Communications and Public Affairs

Louis Veronneau

2015 Vice President - Mergers and Acquisitions

Jean Monty

69 2014 Lead Independent Director

Joanne Bissonnette

54 2012 Director

Martha Brooks

56 2009 Independent Director

Sheila Fraser

65 2012 Independent Director

Daniel Johnson

71 1999 Independent Director

Vikram Pandit

59 2014 Independent Director

Patrick Pichette

53 2013 Independent Director

Carlos Represas

71 2004 Independent Director

Patrick Ghoche

2016 Vice President of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Pierre Beaudoin

Mr. Pierre Beaudoin is Executive Chairman of the Board of Bombardier Inc. Mr. Pierre Beaudoin joined the Marine Products division of Bombardier in 1985. In October 1990, he was appointed Vice President, Product Development of the Sea-Doo/Ski-Doo division. From June 1992 to January 1994, he was Executive Vice President of the Sea-Doo/ Ski-Doo division of Bombardier and he acted as its President from January 1994 until April 1996. From April 1996 to January 2001, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Recreational Products. In February 2001, he was appointed President of Bombardier Aerospace, Business Aircraft and he became President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Aerospace in October 2001. On December 13, 2004, in addition to his duties as President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Aerospace, he was appointed Executive Vice President of Bombardier and he also then became a member of the Board of Directors of Bombardier. On June 4, 2008, he took over the responsibilities of President and Chief Executive Officer of Bombardier until February 13, 2015, when he was appointed Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Power Corporation of Canada.

Laurent Beaudoin

Mr. Laurent Beaudoin, C.C., FCPA, FCA, is Chairman Emeritus of Bombardier Inc. Mr. Laurent Beaudoin is a Chartered Accountant as well as a Fellow Chartered Accountant. He launched his career in 1961 by founding a chartered accountants firm in Quebec City. He joined Bombardier in 1963 as Comptroller, became General Manager in 1964 and President and Chief Executive Officer in 1966. In June 2008, he handed over his responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer to Mr. Pierre Beaudoin, and remained Chairman of the Board of Directors until February 13, 2015, the date on which he handed over said responsibilities to Mr. Pierre Beaudoin (who became Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors) and was given the honorary title of Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors. He holds honorary doctorates from various universities and he received many awards and honours as a business leader, including Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year and Canada’s International Executive of the Year. Since December 2003, he is the Chairman of the Board of BRP Inc., since October 2010, he is President of First Robotics Quebec and since June 2014, he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of each of Gestion McInnis Inc. and Ciment McInnis Inc.

Alain Bellemare

Mr. Alain M. Bellemare is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Alain Bellemare is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bombardier since February 13, 2015. Prior to joining Bombardier he was President and Chief Executive Officer of UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems (supplier of aerospace and defense products), a position he held from July 2012 to January 15, 2015. He began his career with UTC at Pratt & Whitney Canada in 1996 as Vice President of Manufacturing. He held leadership roles of increasing responsibility at UTC including President of Pratt & Whitney Canada in 2002, President of Hamilton Sundstrand in 2009 and Chief Operating Officer of UTC Propulsion and Aerospace Systems in 2011. In these roles, he had global operating business development and strategic planning responsibility for these large aerospace business units. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

J. R. Bombardier

Mr. J. R. Andre Bombardier is Vice Chairman of the Board of Bombardier Inc. Mr. J. R. André Bombardier joined Bombardier in 1969 as Vice President, Industrial Division. He successively held the positions of Vice President, Research and Development, Ski-Doo Division (1970), Assistant to the President and in charge of new products (1973), Vice President of Marketing, Marine Products Division (1975) and President of Roski Ltd., a subsidiary of Bombardier (1976). He became Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors in 1978. He is a member of the Board of Directors of BRP Inc.

Jean-Louis Fontaine

Mr. Jean-Louis Fontaine is Vice Chairman of the Board of Bombardier Inc. Mr. Jean-Louis Fontaine began his career with Bombardier in 1964 as Vice President, Production, of its Ski-Doo division and rose through the ranks to become Vice President, Transportation Products in 1974. He was named Vice President, Corporate Planning in 1977, a position he held until he became Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors in 1988. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Héroux-Devtek Inc.

John Di Bert

Mr. John Di Bert serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Bombardier Inc. Prior to joining Bombardier, Mr. Di Bert spent the past 14 years at Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), most recently as Vice President, Customer Service. Previously, he was Vice President, Finance from 2007 to 2013. In this position, he designed, developed and implemented various company-wide initiatives that helped maintain sound financial performance while P&WC was launching critical strategic investments. He notably oversaw a balance sheet optimization plan that drove sustainable annual cash flow performance over a seven-year period. Despite the impact of the recent financial crisis, he also contributed to building a healthy, well-funded pension plan as Chairman of the P&WC Pension Committee. Additionally, as Corporate Controller, John Di Bert elaborated a foreign currency hedging policy and program that integrated risk management, cash management, financial planning and financial accounting requirements. Earlier in his career, he worked at Rolls-Royce Canada as Manager, Financial Accounting and Reporting from 1999 to 2001 and at KPMG as Senior Auditor for major clients including manufacturing, retail and distribution companies from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Di Bert is a chartered accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Accountancy from Concordia University in Montreal (Canada).

Benoit Brossoit

Mr. Benoit Brossoit is President - Bombardier Transportation's Americas division., effective April 11, 2016. Mr. Brossoit joins Bombardier Transportation from United Technologies Corp. in the United States, where he held the position of senior vice-president, operations. His career spans more than 25 years in various leadership roles and includes companies like General Motors and Pratt & Whitney Canada. Mr. Brossoit has a very strong record of leading large organizations through periods of transformation in very complex environments. He has successfully spearheaded comprehensive optimization programs with a relentless focus on operational excellence and exceeding customer expectations. Mr. Brossoit graduated from GMI Engineering & Management Institute (Kettering University) in Michigan. He holds a degree in industrial engineering and has completed the business management program at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business in Charlottesville.

David Coleal

Mr. David M. Coleal has been appointed as President - Bombardier Business Aircraft of Bombardier Inc., effective June 15, 2015. Before he first joined Bombardier in 2008, Mr. Coleal was president and chief operating officer of Cirrus Design Corp. He also held various management positions at McKinsey and Company, Caterpillar, and New United Motor Manufacturing. He holds a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering technology from California State University, Sacramento, and an MBA in management science from CSU, East Bay.

Frederick Cromer

Mr. Frederick S. (Fred) Cromer serves as President - Commercial Aircraft Unit of Bombardier Inc., with effect from 9 April 2015. Prior to which he was President of International Lease Finance Corporation ("IFLC") between March 2011 and January 2015 and Chief Financial Officer of ILFC between May 2010 and March 2011.

Jean Seguin

Mr. Jean Seguin is a President - Bombardier Aerostructures & Engineering Services of the Company. Jean Seguin joined Canadair in 1981 as a Composites Material Engineer. Throughout a successful career spanning more than 30 years, he has held several managerial positions at Bombardier Aerospace, including Vice President, Operations; Vice President, Engineering and Supply Chain; and Vice President, Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing and New Programs. Mr. Seguin holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Polytechnique Montreal and a Master of Business Administration from McGill University.

Laurent Troger

Mr. Laurent Troger has been appointed as President - Bombardier Transportation of the Company. Laurent Troger has been President, Bombardier Transportation since December 9, 2015 prior to which he held positions of increasing responsibility within the Corporation, including, Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Transportation, Chief Technology Officer, Bombardier Transportation between January 2015 and December 2015, President Western Europe, Middle East and Africa, Transportation between October 2013 and January 2015 and President Rolling Stock Atlantic and Services between October 2011 and September 2013.

Daniel Desjardins

Mr. Daniel Desjardins is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Bombardier Inc. Daniel Desjardins has been Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since May 10, 2012, prior to which he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary since October 1, 2003.

John Macdonald

Mr. John Paul Macdonald serves as Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Public Affairs of Bombardier Inc. Prior to that date, he was Senior Vice President, Public Affairs of Bombardier since January 20, 2005.

Nico Buchholz

Mr. Nico Buchholz is Senior Vice President, Chief Procurement Officer of Bombardier Inc., since August 31, 2015. In this new position, Mr. Buchholz will lead the corporation's supply chain activities and closely manage relations with suppliers across the global value chain. With his team, he will ensure that goods and services purchased by Bombardier's four business segments meet the highest standards in terms of quality, on-time delivery and cost-efficiency. Prior to joining Bombardier, Mr. Buchholz spent 14 years at Lufthansa, first as senior vice-president, corporate fleet, and then as executive vice-president, fleet management, Lufthansa Group. In this second role, he managed a portfolio of approximately 700 aircraft, was responsible for fleet planning, commercial and technical evaluation, procurement of airframes and engines, as well as specifications, accounting and disposition of used aircraft for all airlines within the group. He notably led the purchase of a large fleet of wide-body aircraft in 2013, representing the biggest single private-sector investment in the history of German industry. Previously, Mr. Buchholz was head of customer business and marketing (civil, corporate and military) at Rolls-Royce, where he managed several strategic accounts, including Bombardier, Dassault and Gulfstream. Prior to that, he worked for Airbus for nearly 10 years, initially as senior engineer, product marketing, and later as regional director, sales, for Europe. Mr. Buchholz holds degrees in aeronautical engineering (aircraft design, operation and flight simulation) from the Technical University of Berlin and in air transport management from Cranfield University in the United Kingdom. He is currently a visiting professor at several European universities.

Peter Bromby

Mr. Peter Bromby is Regional Vice President of Pre-Owned Aircraft of the company. Bombardier Business Aircraft today reaffirmed its commitment to the success of the Learjet product family by announcing the creation of a dedicated, worldwide sales team with the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft as its singular focus.

Francois Caza

Francois Caza serves as Vice President - Product Development, Chief Engineer - Bombardier Aerospace of the Company. François Caza has been Vice President, Product Development and Chief Engineer of the new Product Development Engineering, Aerospace group within Bombardier’s new organizational structure since September 2014, prior to which he was Vice President and Chief Engineer since March 2004.

Mike Fahey

Mr. Mike Fahey is Vice President - Learjet Aircraft Sales of the company. He began his career in 1981 as Sales Director for South East Asia and was assigned positions of increasing responsibility over the years. In 2010, he was appointed Vice President of Sales for Learjet and Pre-Owned aircraft.

Mike Nadolski

Mr. Mike Nadolski is Vice President - Communications and Public Affairs of the Company. He brings more than 20 years of corporate experience to Bombardier, including leading the global communications function for United Technologies Corporation (UTC), whose brands include Otis Elevators, Carrier Air Conditioners, Pratt & Whitney Jet Engines and UTC Aerospace systems. During his tenure at UTC, he oversaw the development and execution of the communications, media and marketing strategies in support of numerous government policy initiatives and multi-billion dollar transactions, including the acquisition of Goodrich Corporation. Prior to serving as Vice President of Communications for UTC, he held a number of leadership positions, including serving as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Legal Counsel at UTC's Pratt & Whitney division.

Louis Veronneau

Mr. Louis G. Veronneau serves as Vice President - Mergers and Acquisitions of the Company. Prior to joining Bombardier, Mr. Veronneau was managing director, investment banking, at TD Securities. In this role, he advised Canadian companies and institutions on the manufacturing, infrastructure, power and natural resources sectors on the full range of their corporate finance needs, from equity and debt financings to mergers and acquisitions.

Jean Monty

Mr. Jean C. Monty is Lead Independent Director of Bombardier Inc. On April 24, 2002, Mr. Jean C. Monty retired as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE Inc.), following a 28-year career. Prior to joining BCE Inc., he was Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nortel Networks Corporation. He joined Nortel in October 1992 as President and Chief Operating Officer, becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in March 1993. He began his career at Bell Canada in 1974 and held numerous positions in the BCE group. In recognition of his achievements, he was named Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year for 1997. He is a member of the Boards of Directors of Fiera Capital, DJM Capital, Centria and Nokia Corporation.

Joanne Bissonnette

Ms. Joanne Bissonnette serves as Director of Bombardier Inc. Ms. Bissonnette is a Corporate Director for various private entities.

Martha Brooks

Ms. Martha Finn Brooks is Independent Director of Bombardier Inc. Ms. Martha Finn Brooks was, until her retirement in May 2009, President and Chief Operating Officer of Novelis, Inc., a global aluminium rolling company owned by Mumbai-based Hindalco Industries Ltd., which had earlier been spun off by Alcan Inc. in 2005. From 2002 to 2005, she served as Corporate Senior Vice President and President and Chief Executive Officer of Alcan Rolled Products, Americas and Asia. Prior to joining Alcan, she was a Vice President at engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Jabil Circuit Inc. and an advisor to the Board of Directors of Constellium N.V.

Sheila Fraser

Ms. Sheila Sarah Margaret Fraser, FCPA, FCA, is Independent Director of Bombardier Inc. Ms. Sheila Fraser served as Auditor General of Canada from 2001 to 2011. Prior to joining the Office of the Auditor General as Deputy Auditor General in 1999, Ms. Fraser was a partner of Ernst & Young for 18 years, in the Québec City office. She has been named as trustee to the IFRS Foundation, the oversight body of the International Accounting Standards Board. She also sits on the Boards of Directors of Manulife Financial Corporation and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.

Daniel Johnson

Mr. Daniel (Dan) Johnson, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Bombardier Inc. A former Premier of the Province of Québec, Mr. Daniel Johnson was a member of the National Assembly of Québec for more than 17 years and held numerous offices in the Government of Québec from 1985 to 1994. He is a director of Ezeflow Inc., IGM Financial Inc., The Investors Group Inc. and Mackenzie Inc. He is also Honorary Consul of Sweden in Montréal.

Vikram Pandit

Mr. Vikram S. Pandit is the Independent Director of Bombardier Inc. Mr. Vikram Pandit is the Chairman of TGG Group and the Founding Principal of The Orogen Group (company leveraging opportunities for financial services industry). He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup Inc. (multinational financial services corporation), a position he held from December 2007 until he resigned in October 2012. Prior to that, he had been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citi Alternative Investments in 2007, after Old Lane, LLC, a hedge fund of which he was a founding member and Chairman of the members committee since 2006, was acquired by Citigroup Inc. Mr. Pandit began his career at Morgan Stanley as an associate in 1983 and became President and Chief Operating Officer of the company’s institutional securities and investment banking businesses in 2000. Mr. Pandit received his Ph.D. in Finance and B.A. in Engineering from Columbia University in 1986.

Patrick Pichette

Mr. Patrick Pichette is Independent Director of Bombardier Inc. Mr. Patrick Pichette has been an advisor to Google Inc. since May 2015, after his retirement as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of that company. He has nearly 20 years of experience in financial operations and management in the telecommunications sector, including seven years at Bell Canada, which he joined in 2001 as Executive Vice President of Planning and Performance Management. During his time at Bell Canada, he held various executive positions, including Chief Financial Officer from 2002 until the end of 2003. Prior to joining Bell Canada, Mr. Pichette was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he was a lead member of McKinsey’s North American Telecom Practice. He also served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Call-Net Enterprises Inc., a Canadian telecommunications company.

Carlos Represas

Mr. Carlos Eduardo Represas is Independent Director of Bombardier Inc. Mr. Carlos E. Represas was Chairman of Nestlé Group Mexico from 1983 to 2010. He is a member of the Boards of Directors of Merck & Co., Inc., Swiss Re Group and Swiss Re America Holding-USA. He is a member of the Latin American Business Council (CEAL). He is Trustee of the National Institute of Genomic Medicine of Mexico and President of the Mexico Chapter of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Zurich, Switzerland. From 1994 to 2004, he was Executive Vice President and also President of the Americas of Nestlé, S.A. In July 2004, he retired from his executive responsibilities at Nestlé where he worked during 36 years (1968-2004) in seven different countries.

Patrick Ghoche

Mr. Patrick Ghoche is Vice President of Investor Relations of Bombardier Inc. Mr. Ghoche spent nine years in investment banking at CIBC World Markets and at RBC Capital Markets. Prior to joining Bombardier, he was Managing Director, Corporate Finance at KPMG since 2013, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and raising capital within consumer and industrial markets. Patrick Ghoche, who is a CFA charterholder and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), started his career at KPMG, first as Senior Auditor and then as Manager, Corporate Finance. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a graduate diploma in Public Accounting from HEC Montreal.