Mandate of the Chairman of the Board

Mr. Laurent 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 and setting the agenda in consultation with the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bombardier, Mr. Pierre Beaudoin;
  • providing leadership to enhance Board effectiveness and ensuring that the Board 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, its Committees and individual directors;
    • making sure the skills and competencies of individual directors are incremental to the Board as a whole; and
    • ensuring that the Board develops clear position descriptions for the Chairman and the chair of each Board Committee.