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David M. Coleal

President, Bombardier Business Aircraft at Bombardier, Inc.
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David M. Coleal

President, Bombardier Business Aircraft at Bombardier, Inc.


50 (Born 1968)
Notable Companies
Bombardier Business Aircraft

Cirrus Design Corp.
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President & Chief Executive Officer at Bombardier, Inc.

Former Senior Vice President-Administration at Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.

Chief Transformation & Procurement Officer at Bombardier, Inc.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Bombardier, Inc.

Chief Operating Officer at Bombardier Business Aircraft

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Bombardier, Inc.

Co-Founder at Cirrus Aircraft Corp.

Senior Director, Legal Services & Assistant Secretary at Bombardier, Inc.

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Bombardier, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Hydro-Québec
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December 16, 2016
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Educational Background

Class of 1997 
California State University, East Bay is a public university located in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay has a student body of over 13,000.[8] The university's largest and oldest campus is located in the Hayward Hills, with additional campus-sites in the cities of Oakland and Concord.
Class of 1990 
California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State, informally Sac State), founded in 1947 as Sacramento State College, is a public comprehensive university in the city of Sacramento, the capital city of the U.S. state of California, and is the eleventh oldest school in the 23 campus California State University system. The university enrolls approximately 28,000 students annually, has an alumni base of 215,000[4] and awards 7,000 degrees annually. The university offers 151 different Bachelor's degrees, 69 Master's degrees, 28 types of teaching credentials, and 2 Doctoral degrees including an Ed.D and a DPT.[5][6] The university also has extensions in Singapore, offering a unique IMBA (International Master's in Business Administration).

Career History

2015 - Current
Bombardier Business Aircraft, part of Bombardier, Inc., is a company headquartered in Newport Beach, CA. The firm manufactures and wholesales aircrafts and related parts.
President, Bombardier Business Aircraft
Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering now, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide and making it easier for people to connect with one another. However people choose to travel, they’ll find a Bombardier product ready to transport them. Our vast offering of products includes high speed trains, public transit that’s smarter than ever, category-defining business jets and commercial aircraft designed for the realities of today. Bombardier answers the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation. We partner with customers, local organizations and all stakeholders to help build communities and improve quality of life wherever we do business. Bombardier is present in more than 60 countries, with 76 production and engineering sites among them. Our 70,000 employees push mobility forward by creating aerospace and rail transportation products adapted for the travellers of today and tomorrow. Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD), and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, we posted revenues of $18.3 billion USD
Executive Vice President & General Manager, Boeing Business & Regional Jet Program
2011 - 2015
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. engages in the design and manufacture of commercial aero structures and systems. It operates its business through the following segments: Fuselage Systems, Propulsion Systems, Wing Systems, and All Other. The Fuselage Systems segment develops, produces and markets forward, mid, and rear fuselage sections and systems. The Propulsion Systems segment offers struts or pylons, nacelles, and related engine components. The Wing Systems segment includes the development, production, and market of wings, wing components, and other miscellaneous structural parts to primarily aircraft original equipment manufacturer, related spares, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul services. The All Other segment comprises of sundry sales of miscellaneous services, tooling contracts, and sale of natural gas. The company was founded on February 7, 2005 and is headquartered in Wichita, KS.
Executive Vice President/GM Boeing, Business & Regional Jet Programs
2011 - 2015
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. designs and manufactures aero structures for commercial, military and business and regional jets. It offers design, manufacture and fleet support; automated fastening technology; composite design and manufacturing processes; global supply chain management network; response to emergent requirements; and test expertise in research and production applications. The company also specializes in metal and composite fabrication and assembly; chemical processing and finishing; tooling design and development; quality and precision measurement technology; and systems and controls. Spirit AeroSystems was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Wichita, KS.
Vice President & General Manager-Learjet Division
2008 - Prior
President & Chief Operating Officer
2001 - 2008
Cirrus Design Corp. manufactures single-engine and piston-powered aircrafts. It design and build affordable airplanes that deliver greater control, more comfort, and unprecedented levels of safety. The company was founded by Dale Klapmeier in 1984 and is headquartered in Duluth, MN.
New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. manufactured and sold cars. The company was founded in 1984 and was headquartered in Fremont, CA.

Boards & Committees

Non-Profit Boards ▾
2017 - Current
The General Aviation Manufacturer's Association (GAMA) is an aviation industry trade association. It is the industry trade association representing 'general aviation (non-military & non-airliner) aircraft manufacturers and related enterprises, chiefly in the United States. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with an office in Brussels, Belgium.
Member, Board of Trustees
Prior - 2015
Wichita State University is a public research university in Wichita, Kansas, United States. It is the third-largest university governed by the Kansas Board of Regents.


Los Angeles, CA, United States
2011 Milken Institute Global Conference
The 2011 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

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