Paul Brown to head Bombardier Transportation’s Australia operations as new MD
Aug 16, 2018: Paul Brown, who is a senior rail industry leader, has been appointed as the new managing director to handle Bombardier Transportation’s operations in Australia (ad interim).
In his new role, Paul will focus on the competitiveness of Bombardier’s operations in Australia. His priorities include strengthening stakeholder relations, delivering projects and services to the highest standards, as well as business development and securing new business in a highly competitive market.
“This management change is made as Bombardier undertakes a number of positive transformation initiatives to strengthen its business in key rail ecosystems,” said Per Allmer, president, Western Europe, Middle East, Africa, South East Asia and Australia, Bombardier Transportation.
This month Paul celebrates 35 years in the rail industry with Bombardier. As a proven senior leader experienced in commercial management, sales and project management, he has successfully delivered assignments in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia. In addition to the managing director for Australia role, Paul will also continue as project director for the Queensland New Generation Rollingstock project.
He succeeds Andrew Dudgeon, who has decided to pursue other career opportunities outside of the business.
Bombardier has been investing in Australia for more than 60 years.