Bombardier announced the appointment of Lutz Bertling as president and chief operating officer of Berlin-based Bombardier Transportation, effective in June.
Prior to joining Bombardier, Bertling was president/CEO of Eurocopter Group, a subsidiary of EADS. Bertling replaces André Navarri, who will remain as strategic advisor to the president/CEO until June 1, 2014 at which time he will retire from the organization.
"I am extremely pleased to welcome Lutz Bertling, a leader with a proven track record of managing complexity in organizations with global workforces. His wealth of experience and achievements in the transportation and defense industries will reinforce Bombardier Transportation's leadership position," said Pierre Beaudoin, president/CEO, Bombardier Inc. "Lutz is a seasoned executive who has the talent and drive to meet our present and future challenges."