Mandate of the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Pierre Beaudoin is mainly responsible for ensuring that the Board of Directors carries out its responsibilities effectively and clearly. His specific responsibilities include, among other things:

  • managing the Board of Directors and setting the agenda in consultation with the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bombardier, Mr. Alain Bellemare;
  • providing leadership to enhance Board of Directors effectiveness and ensuring that the Board of Directors works as a cohesive team;
  • working with the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee (CGNC) to ensure Board quality and continuity by:
    • reviewing the performance of the Board of Directors, its committees and individual directors;
    • making sure the skills and competencies of individual directors are incremental to the Board of Directors as a whole; and
    • ensuring that the Board of Directors develops clear position descriptions for the Executive Chairman and the chair of each Board of Directors’ committee.