Bombardier Transportation has appointed John
Saabas as Head of Engineering and Technology.
Mr Saabas joins Bombardier from Pratt & Whitney
Canada where he has been
President since 2009. During his 35-year career with Pratt &
Whitney, Mr Saabas held numerous leadership positions in
Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations and Procurement.
earned a PhD in Aerodynamics from McGill University and holds both
a Masterís and Bachelorís degree in Mechanical Engineering from
the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.
Mr Saabas will report directly to Bombardier
Transportation President, Danny Di Perna and will lead the
companyís global technology and product development activities.
He will also work closely with Bombardier
Transportationís senior leadership team to improve productivity,
project execution and customer satisfaction.
Danny Di Perna, President, Bombardier
Transportation, said, ďJohn is a proven leader with an impressive
track record of success. He brings us more than 30 years of
engineering and manufacturing experience and shares our values,
including operating with the highest ethical standards, fully
engaging employees and delivering on customer commitments.Ē