Cynthia Garneau was named President of Bell Helicopter Textron Canada, Mirabel in January 2016.
In her current role, Cynthia is responsible for leading all Mirabel operations with a focus on executing an integrated strategy to keep operations competitive and viable in an ever-changing global market.
Cynthia joined Bell Helicopter in 2004 as a Contracts and Compliance Manager at the Mirabel facility. She has held leadership roles of increasing responsibility within Supply Chain Management, Public Affairs and Government Relations. Most recently, Cynthia was named the Director of Integrated Business Planning and Production Engineering organization and a key member of the Bell Helicopter Canada leadership team.
Cynthia is a proven aerospace leader with more than 20 years of experience leading complex teams at major original equipment manufacturers. Before joining Bell Helicopter, Cynthia held various leadership and technical roles at Bombardier Aerospace; where she helped launch several major aircraft program initiatives and key negotiations for the Business Aircraft group.
Cynthia earned a Bachelor of Specialized Education as well as a Bachelor of Law, both from Sherbrooke University. She is a lawyer and member of the Québec Bar since 1994. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for both the Aerospace Industry Association of Canada and Aero Montreal,