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Bombardier Transportation appoints Andy DeLeone as President of EMEAI Region

  • DeLeone to assume leadership of the EMEAI region, covering Switzerland, Italy, Nordic Countries, Iberia, the Middle East, Africa, and India


Mobility technology solution provider Bombardier Transportation today announced that Andy DeLeone has been appointed the new President of its Europe (Switzerland, Italy, Nordic Countries, Iberia), Middle East, Africa, and India region (EMEAI). Mr DeLeone will report directly to Bombardier Transportation President, Danny Di Perna and will have full responsibility for the EMEAI region’s business, including Customer Relationship Management, Sales, Services and Project Management.

Danny Di Perna, President, Bombardier Transportation, said, “Andy brings an impressive track record of generating business growth in complex project environments and boosting financial performance in different international leadership roles. He is also an energetic leader, having led large-scale transformations, optimizing organizational structures, and strengthening employee engagement and accountability. With a keen eye on customer satisfaction, Andy also brings experience in expanding a profitable Services business.”

Andy DeLeone

Andy DeLeone, President of EMEAI region

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“Andy brings an impressive track record of generating business growth in complex project environments and boosting financial performance in different international leadership roles."
Danny Di Perna, President, Bombardier Transportation

Mr DeLeone joins Bombardier Transportation from General Electric, where he was CEO and Managing Director of GE Power India Limited. He studied Economics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations from Cornell University. He has lived and worked in various countries, including India, Switzerland, South Africa, and the US and will be based in Switzerland. 

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 40,650 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

About Bombardier

With over 68,000 employees, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in 28 countries as well as a broad portfolio of products and services for the business aviation, commercial aviation and rail transportation markets. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, Bombardier posted revenues of $16.2 billion US. The company is recognized on the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index. News and information are available at or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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