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Garvey leaves Bombardier board, joins Obama

Posted on November 19, 2008

Jane F. Garvey is stepping down from her position on Bombardier’s board, effective Wednesday, to accept a position on U.S. President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team.

“I would like to thank Jane Garvey for her sound advice and guidance during her tenure,” said Laurent Beaudoin, chairman of the board for Bombardier. “We wish her great success.”

Garvey’s departure from the board brings the total number of directors to 12, of which seven are independent. Bombardier will begin searching for her replacement.

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