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Steve Ridolfi

President, Bombardier Business Aircraft

Steve RidolfiSteve Ridolfi was appointed president, Bombardier Business Aircraft on April 18, 2008. Ridolfi's expertise and knowledge of program development and management comes at the right time, as Bombardier Aerospace embarks on the development of its first all-composite structure business jet while increasing capacity on existing business aircraft products and evaluating new potential aircraft.

Ridolfi has had a distinguished career with Bombardier, dating from 1982, when he joined de Havilland Inc. as a structural dynamics engineer. He progressed through regional aircraft’s airline analysis, marketing, product planning and customer support departments to become, consecutively, vice president of marketing and product planning, and vice president and general manager of marketing and operations.

Ridolfi was appointed president, Bombardier Regional Aircraft, in September 1999, having full responsibility for profit, cost, quality and customer management in that unit. In November 2001, he began a two-year appointment as executive vice president of programs and strategic planning, Bombardier Aerospace.

Last updated March 20, 2012