Bombardier Appoints Christophe Degoumois as Vice President of International Business Aircraft Sales

October 1, 2019 - Montréal
Aviation
  • Accomplished professional brings more than 20 years of experience in business jet sales to this role
  • Mr. Degoumois will oversee aircraft sales in all regions outside the Americas
  • Bombardier is poised to maintain its market share leadership around the world in the segments where it competes, with the most complete, most compelling portfolio of business jets that deliver an unparalleled smooth ride

Bombardier is pleased to announce the appointment of Christophe Degoumois as Vice President of Sales, International, for Bombardier Business Aircraft, overseeing business jet sales in all regions outside the Americas.

“I am thrilled to appoint Christophe to this role,” said Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “Christophe will drive business jet sales in key international regions as our portfolio of aircraft, featuring Bombardier’s signature smooth ride technology, expands to meet the needs of operators around the world.”

Mr. Degoumois joined Bombardier in 2004 as a Sales Director, occupying roles of increasing responsibility over the last 15 years, including Vice President of Sales in China and the Asia-Pacific. In his most recent mandate, he was Vice President of Sales for Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). His expanded role will include the above regions as well as China, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

Bombardier’s expanded business jet portfolio appeals to a great number of operators around the world, with a renowned smooth ride that makes all the difference on flights short or long. The large-cabin Global family of aircraft features high-performing, long-range jets with unequalled cabin experience, including the Global 7500 aircraft, the industry flagship. Bombardier’s super-midsize Challenger aircraft continue to outsell competitors due to a winning combination of performance, comfort and value, while Bombardier’s rejuvenated Learjet platform makes the world’s best light jet more accessible than ever.

Mr. Degoumois began his career in business jet sales in 1998, working in aircraft management and air charter sales in Zurich and Geneva.

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 bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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