Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. announced Monday that David Coleal will take over as president of Bombardier Business Aircraft effective June 15, 2015.Bombardier president and CEO Alain Bellemare says Coleal will succeed Eric Martel, who is leaving the company after 13 years to pursue other career opportunities.Before joining Bombardier in 2008, Coleal was president and chief operating officer of Cirrus Design Corporation, and has held management positions at McKinsey and Company, Caterpillar and New United Motor Manufacturing.Quebec says it won’t ‘abandon’ Bombardier Inc amid restructuringBombardier Inc to slash 1,750 jobs as demand for business jets divesWhy Bombardier Inc’s new head of commercial aircraft wants the world to meet the CSeries — againBombardier — a manufacturer of planes and trains — also announced Monday that it has hired procurement expert Jean-Paul Pellissier as a special adviser to conduct an extensive review of its supply chain.Last week, Bombardier announced that it was cutting 1,750 employees in Montreal, Toronto and Ireland over the coming months — a move expected to save about U$135 million a year.Up to 1,000 of the lost jobs will be in Montreal, where Bombardier has its main operations, while 480 positions are on the chopping block in Toronto and another 280 in Belfast.The cuts will begin in June and continue until the first quarter of 2016, said the company, which employs more than 70,000 people, about half in its aerospace division. read more

NEW YORK, N.Y. – “The Sound of Music” has the sound of a hit for NBC.The Nielsen ratings company says nearly 18.5 million viewers tuned to Thursday night’s live telecast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.Although a preliminary audience average, NBC says the figure is expected to hold up as a measure of the three-hour production’s viewership.“The Sound of Music Live!” starred Carrie Underwood in the role of Maria. Stephen Moyer, of HBO’s “True Blood”, played Capt. Von Trapp.It was the first full-scale musical staged live for television in more than a half-century. NBC’s ‘Sound of Music’ live telecast was Thursday’s favourite thing with 18.5 million viewers by The Associated Press Posted Dec 6, 2013 9:39 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more