Chairman of German Management Board
President of Region Central and Eastern Europe, Israel
In December 2016, Michael Fohrer was appointed as Chairman of the Management Board of Bombardier Transportation GmbH. In addition to this role, Mr. Fohrer is President of the Region Central and Eastern Europe, Israel, a position he assumes since December 2017.
Mr. Fohrer joined Bombardier Transportation in 2008 as Vice President Services for Germany and Northern Europe. In 2011, he was made responsible for Bombardier’s service activities in Central Europe, Asia and Russia and from 2014 onwards for the service business of the newly created CEE region.
Prior to joining Bombardier, Michael Fohrer worked at OTIS Elevator Company, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). During his 18 years at UTC, he held various international leadership positions in product development, global product management, marketing, sales and services.
Mr. Fohrer holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Pforzheim in Germany. He also graduated the Darden University Senior Executive Program.