Mr. Beaudoin is Chairman of Bombardier Inc., the world's only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Bombardier offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and stands as the third largest manufacturer of civil aircraft in the world. Mr. Beaudoin is also a director of Bombardier Inc. and of BRP Inc.
He joined the Bombardier group in 1985 and held the positions of President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Aerospace from 2001 to 2008, Executive Vice-President of Bombardier Inc. from 2004 to 2008, President and Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2015 and Executive Chairman of the Board from 2015 to 2017. He was also President of Bombardier Business Aircraft and President and Chief Operating Officer of Bombardier Recreational Products.
Mr. Beaudoin studied Business Administration at Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf and Industrial Relations at McGill University in Montréal.