June 15, 2015 06:55 ET

Bombardier Creates New Group Media Relations Department for Efficient Business Communications

BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwired - June 15, 2015) - Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has repositioned its corporate communications with a newly established Group Media Relations department. Starting today, Bombardier Transportation's various media relations work will be coordinated, in close cooperation with 16 country and region representatives, from its corporate headquarters in Berlin. Its objective is to inform national and international media representatives with up-to-date information on all Bombardier Transportation's activities and railway-engineering innovations in accordance with their specific national interests.

Dr. Immo von Fallois, previously Director of Public Relations for the Central and Eastern European region, will lead the newly created department as Head of Group Media Relations. He will report to Cecile Vion-Lanctuit, Vice President of Communications. In regards to operational and strategic media relations, Immo von Fallois will be supported by Janet Olthof, Head of International Media Relations, and Andreas Dienemann, Head of Media Relations for Germany. Janet Olthof previously held several public relations positions within Bombardier Transportation, in particular in the Western Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Andreas Dienemann joined Bombardier in March 2015, having come from the leading trade fair company Messe Berlin, where he was, among other things, spokesperson for the InnoTrans Transport Technology exhibition. Dienemann's prior journalistic experience also includes an editor position with Central German broadcaster MDR Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk.

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy, and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment, and help to improve total train performance for operators and passengers. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world's leading manufacturer of planes and trains. Future-orientated but rooted in the present, Bombardier promotes and develops global mobility by meeting the demand for efficient, sustainable and comfortable transportation solutions. Our vehicles, our services and above all our employees are what make us one of the world's leading transportation companies.

Bombardier's headquarters is located in Montreal, Canada. The company's shares are traded under the symbol BBB on the Toronto Stock Exchange and it is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes DJSI World and DJSI North America. In fiscal year 2014, the company posted revenues of $20.1 billion USD. News and information are available at; or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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