Zhang Jianwei

President of Bombardier China

Zhang Jianwei, President of Bombardier China. Mr. Zhang began his career at Bombardier as a project manager in 1995. Since then, he has held a variety of positions with rapidly increasing responsibility. He was promoted to Director, Projects and Business Development in 1997 and to Vice President of Bombardier Transportation, China in 1998. In 2005, he was named Chief Country Representative supporting both Bombardier Transportation and Bombardier Aerospace.

Prior to joining Bombardier, Mr. Zhang held several academic appointments as a Teaching Assistant and as an Assistant Professor. In addition, he was a senior government officer at the municipal level in China from 1975 to 1982.

Mr. Zhang graduated from Tianjin University in 1982 with an engineering degree (internal combustion engines). He received his MBA from Université de Montréal (Canada) in 1991 and his Doctorate in Administration from Université de Montréal in 1996. His specialization was enterprise strategy. In addition to his Doctoral Dissertation, he is the author of several articles on management science published in Canada and France.

Mr. Zhang sits on several standing committees of professional magazines as well as several Boards of Directors and advisory committees.