Hydro-Québec vice-president Éric Fillion joins Bombardier

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Hydro-Québec ÉVice-President Eric Fillion joins Bombardier

Éric Fillion will move from Hydro-Québec to Bombardier, where he has worked in the past. (File photo)

Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Hydro-Québec, Éric Filion, joins his former boss at Bombardier.< /p>

Bombardier President and CEO Éric Martel, who formerly led Hydro-Québec, announced on Monday that Mr. Filion would join its management team.

Éric Filion will assume the role of Vice President, Programs and Supply Chains – a new position within the company.

In his new role, Mr. Filion will #x27;will take care of the company's relationships with its suppliers and the continuous improvement of the aircraft. It's a homecoming for him, who had previously led operational and program activities at Bombardier.

“As we continue to meet and even exceed our targets, now is the perfect time to revamp key leadership functions to ensure we continue to build momentum from our strong foundations. »

— Excerpt from the press release quoting Éric Martel, President and CEO of Bombarder

Last week, Mr. Filion caused a surprise by announcing his departure from x27;Hydro-Quebec. The news came a few weeks after the announcement of the departure of President and CEO Sophie Brochu.

In the wake of these departures, the opposition parties to Quebec expressed concern about the future of the Crown corporation, with some questioning Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon's role in the events of recent weeks.

M . Filion will end his term at Hydro-Québec on February 17 and will take up his new role at Bombardier on February 20.