Bombardier strengthens the business aircraft sales team in China
China and Asia-Pacific team has grown to a vice president and two regional vice presidents
Bombardier Aerospace has announced that it has
strengthened the business aircraft sales team in China and Asia-Pacific to increase
its focus on the growing activity and volume in the region. The territory is
now overseen by a vice president and two regional vice presidents.
“Bombardier is forecasting tremendous growth for
China and Asia-Pacific over the next 20 years with industry-wide business jet
deliveries forecast at approximately 3,350 units for the region, including
2,360 aircraft for China alone,” said Bob Horner, senior vice president, Sales,
Bombardier Business Aircraft.
“The vast size and strategic importance of this
territory warrants special attention in order to harness the full sales
potential of our Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. To this end, we have
strengthened the sales organization, dividing the territory into two distinct
and Asia-Pacific/Australia, each represented by a regional vice president and
reporting directly to a vice president,” he added.
Christophe Degoumois has been promoted to the
position of vice president responsible for China,
Central and Eastern Europe,
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries. Christophe has been with
Bombardier Business Aircraft for over seven years and has had great success as
regional vice president Central and Eastern
and CIS countries over the past five years.
Michael Han is promoted to the newly created position
of regional vice president, China.
Michael has 15 years in the aviation industry, most recently as Bombardier
Business Aircraft’s sales director for Greater China.
After 33 years of service, David Dixon will be
leaving Bombardier. David has been instrumental in developing our business in
the Asia-Pacific region and will be assisting with a smooth transition until
the end of 2011. Bombardier thanks him for his tremendous contribution and wishes
him the very best and continued success.
An announcement regarding the appointment of the
regional vice president, Asia-Pacific and Australia will be made at a later