Mobility technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today the appointment of Wendy McMillan as Head of Australia and South East Asia and Managing Director Bombardier Transportation Australia, effective on February 01, 2019. Based in Melbourne, Ms. McMillan will be responsible for the end-to-end mandate of business development and sales through to project execution and services delivery for the new Australia and South East Asia sub-region.
Per Allmer, President of
Wendy McMillan brings to Bombardier almost 30 years of executive experience gained in the government, rail, infrastructure and consulting sectors. She joins Bombardier from the Victoria State Government where she was Chief Executive Officer of the Rolling Stock Development Division with responsibility for trains and trams, including developing strategic business cases and delivery of capital projects, asset management and industry development. Prior to
In addition to her role as Head of Australia and South East Asia,
Per Allmer commented, ‘I sincerely thank Paul Brown for his leadership in Australia in the interim and for his ongoing contribution to Bombardier. I also take this opportunity to thank Jayaram Naidu, Head of South East Asia, as he has been instrumental in the strong growth of our South East Asian region winning significant orders during 2018. Our powerful new team of Wendy, Paul and Jayaram will leverage the synergies, strengths and successes of both teams to jointly shape the new operations model for Australia and South East Asia in preparation for the market evolution to come.’
Bombardier has been investing in Australia and South East Asia and Australia for more than 60 years. As a trusted partner, Bombardier designs, engineers, manufactures and maintains all types of rolling stock for numerous rail operators across the sub-region, as well as providing complete turnkey systems, rolling stock equipment, rail control and wayside solutions, asset management and through-life services.