MILWAUKEE, WI, March 22, 2022 — Clarios, a world leader in advanced low-voltage energy storage solutions that power one-in-three vehicles around the globe, appointed John Di Bert as chief financial officer (CFO) beginning in March.
Di Bert has extensive experience serving in leadership positions for large capitalization global public companies. Throughout his career he has managed total enterprise performance, executed M&A strategies, led debt and equity capital markets transactions and strategic planning.
Most recently, John was the chief financial officer of Bombardier, a $16 billion global transportation conglomerate. Bombardier was a manufacturer and provider of transportation equipment worldwide in two main segments: aviation and transportation. He successfully led Bombardier through a transition that has repositioned the company to become a world leading business jet franchise.
“John is a results-driven financial, operational and commercial executive with deep expertise in transportation and power solutions sectors at publicly held companies,” said Mark Wallace, Clarios’ CEO. “He is an exceptional leader who will be instrumental in partnering with me, the executive leadership team and Brookfield to chart the next wave of growth for Clarios globally.”
Prior to serving as CFO at Bombardier, Di Bert spent 14 years at Pratt & Whitney Canada in senior financial and customer service roles, including chief financial officer and subsequently vice president, customer service, where he led all commercial and operational aspects of P&WC’s aftermarket business, sales, customer and product support. Earlier in his career, he held evolving finance positions at Rolls-Royce Canada and KPMG.
Di Bert earned both a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma of Accountancy from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and is a graduate of the Senior Executive Program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
About Clarios: Clarios is a world leader in advanced energy storage solutions. We partner with our aftermarket and original equipment customers to meet increasing market demand for smarter applications on a global scale. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture and distribute a portfolio of evolving battery technologies for virtually every type of vehicle. Our technologies deliver uniquely sustainable, next-generation performance, and bring reliability, safety and comfort to everyday lives. We add value at every link in the supply chain, ensuring that up to 99% of the materials in our batteries are recovered, recycled and reused, contributing to the progress of the communities we serve and the planet we all share. Clarios is a subsidiary of Brookfield Business Partners.