President Bombardier Transportation
Danny Di Perna is currently the President of Bombardier Transportation, and was appointed to this role in February 2019.
Mr. Di Perna joined Bombardier in 2018 as the President of Aerostructures and Engineering Services. In this role, he was responsible for leading the transformation and growth strategy for this business unit.
He has more than 30 years of aerospace and industrial experience. Before joining Bombardier, he served as Vice President, Global Sourcing at GE Power. In this role, he was in charge of strategic sourcing, procurement and supplier quality. Prior to that, he held a number of senior leadership positions within United Technologies Corporation (UTC), where he worked for 24 years. He was notably Senior Vice President, Operations of the Pratt & Whitney Division during the production readiness phase of the PurePower® family of engines and led the Auxiliary Power business for the Hamilton Sundstrand Division in San Diego, California.
In addition, Mr. Di Perna also served as Senior Vice President of Aircraft and Engine Maintenance from 2007-2009 for Air Canada Technical Services (ACTS). He began his career at Pratt & Whitney Canada, where he held positions of increasing responsibility within engineering, marketing, manufacturing, supply chain and operations.
Mr. Di Perna earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Concordia University and a Masters of Business Administration from McGill University.