Guy C. Hachey was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer on April 18, 2008. He replaces Pierre Beaudoin who took over the position of Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc.
Mr. Hachey heads the leadership team responsible for all operations and product business units of Bombardier Aerospace, a world-leading manufacturer of innovative products and services for the business, commercial, amphibious and specialized aircraft markets.
He started his career 30 years ago in the automotive industry with General Motors (GM) where he held positions of increasing authority and complexity, first in Canada, then in the United States. In 1999, Delphi Automotive Systems spun off from GM and he joined the Delphi Corporation as President of its Chassis Systems Division. Before joining Bombardier, he held the combined positions of Vice-President, Delphi Corporation; President, Delphi Powertrain Systems – a $5.5 billion U.S. business with 16 product lines, 30 plants and over 30,000 employees; President, Delphi Europe, Middle East and Africa as well as Executive Champion for Delphi Corporation’s global manufacturing operations. In the latter capacity, he was responsible for the implementation of lean enterprise processes and common systems across more than 150 plants worldwide for all Delphi products.
A native of Charlemagne, Québec, Canada, Mr. Hachey holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (B. Comm.) from McGill University, Montréal, and a Master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from Concordia University, Montréal. He completed the Tuck Executive Development Program at Dartmouth (New Hampshire).