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Bombardier Appoints Sandra Buckler as Senior Director, External Affairs and Public Relations

MONTREAL, Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bombardier Inc. announced today the appointment of Sandra Buckler, Senior Director, External Affairs and Public Relations. Based in Toronto, Ms. Buckler 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, Ms. Buckler 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. Ms. Buckler 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 this, Ms. Buckler 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. 

Ms. Buckler 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 Space Agency.

About Bombardier
With over 69,500 employees across four business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in 28 countries across the segments of Transportation, Business Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft and Aerostructures and Engineering Services. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, Bombardier posted revenues of $16.2 billion US. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Bombardier is a trademark of Bombardier Inc.

For Information
Simon Letendre
Manager, Media Relations and Public Affairs
Bombardier Inc.
514-861-9481

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