Bombardier adds Zypries to its supervisory board

Published: Thursday, October 10, 2019

Recently, Bombardier added Brigitte Zypries, to its new supervisory board member of Bombardier Transportation GmbH and Bombardier Transportation (Bahntechnologie) Holding Germany GmbH, participated in the joint supervisory board meeting of both companies.

Brigitte Zypries was the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy from January 2017 until March 2018. She also served as Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, where she was in charge of information technology and foreign economics from December 2013 to January 2017. In addition, she was the Government’s Coordinator for aviation and space policies from January 2014 until March 2018 and a member of the supervisory board of Deutsche Bahn AG from 2014 to 2017.

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Grube, Chairman, Bombardier Transportation supervisory board, said, “We are delighted to have Brigitte Zypries join our supervisory boards. She can look back on an impressive political career and will provide us with deep insight into the German economy.”

Brigitte Zypries added, “I’m looking forward to accompanying Bombardier in developing state-of-the-art mobility solutions and supporting the company during its transformation in Germany – while advocating for job preservation.”