Bombardier Appoints Olivier Marcil as Vice President, External Relations
Mr. Marcil comes to Bombardier after serving for five years as Vice Principal, Communications and External Relations at McGill University, where he was responsible for building and overseeing McGill's relations with various levels of government, the community and the public, as well as the University's overall communications portfolio. Prior to that, Mr. Marcil held high-ranking positions in the Quebec government for eight years. He acted as an advisor to Premier Jean Charest, as Chief of Staff to Clement Gignac, Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, and as Chief of Staff to Benoit Pelletier, Minister of Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs, Aboriginal Affairs and Democratic Institutional Reform.
"Olivier is a dynamic leader, strategic thinker and a creative problem solver; and we are very pleased to add his expertise to our team," said Nadolski. "In this newly-created position, Olivier will play a key role in ensuring that the progress, accomplishments and contributions of our Company and employees are well communicated to all external audiences."
Mr. Marcil holds a Bachelor's degree in History from the Universite de Sherbrooke and a Master's in History from the Universite de Montreal. He has published a variety of works on former Quebec Liberal leader and Le Devoir publisher Claude Ryan, as well as on several aspects of Quebec's political scene and society. He currently serves as a member of the board of Canal Savoir, Acfas, Centre de la Nature Mont St-Hilaire and Youth Fusion. He is also a Director of the Fondation Serge-Marcil, which helps disadvantaged children in Haiti and Senegal.
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