Bombardier has appointed Sandra Buckler as Senior Director, External Affairs and Public
Based in Toronto, Sandra will be responsible for
developing and supporting the company’s external communications
activities, focusing on providing strategic communications across
Bombardier businesses, media relations, as well as community and
stakeholder engagement in Ontario.
An accomplished public
affairs professional, Sandra garnered experience at senior
levels in the private sector in Canada and in the United States,
as well as in the Federal Government of Canada.
She recently completed a contract at the Toronto Police Service as a
Strategic Communications Advisor providing advice on how to
communicate the organization’s modernized service delivery model.
Prior to that, Sandra applied her skills in reputation
management, advocacy issues and crisis communications, government
relations and employee communications for various companies and
clients, including transportation companies, such as Bombardier,
and a large Canadian retailer.
“Sandra is the ideal person to
represent our company and its 6,000 employees in Ontario. We look
forward to her strategic communications and advocacy work on
Bombardier activities in the Greater Toronto area, Kingston and
Thunder Bay,” said Mike Nadolski, Vice President, Communications
and Public Affairs, Bombardier Inc.
Sandra is a graduate
from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. She is often
invited to present on strategic communications and has presented
at the Canadian Forces College, the University of Alberta’s School
of Public Policy, McGill University, Industry Canada and Canada’s