Jean Séguin, President, Aerostructures & Engineering Services, was born in Montréal in 1959.
In 1981, Jean received a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, from the Université de Montréal, École Polytechnique. In 1992, he gained a MBA, specializing in International Business, from McGill University.
Jean joined Bombardier Canadair in 1981, initially as a Composites Material Engineer. He held various positions in Research and Development (1987), as Assistant to the Vice President and General Manager, Surveillance Division, Canadair (1988). He then held several Project and Program Management positions on the CL-289 surveillance system, the CRJ200 regional jet and the Challenger 604 business aircraft.
In February 2000, he was promoted Vice President, Operations, Saint-Laurent Plant. In 2003, he was appointed Vice President, Industrialization and in February 2004, he was promoted to Vice President, Operations, Bombardier Aerospace. With the reorganization into business units in April 2004, Jean was appointed Vice President, Engineering and Supply Chain. In November 2010, he was appointed Vice President, Quality, Achieving Excellence System, Engineering and Manufacturing.
Jean is based in Montréal and reports directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer.