Marc Darby’s career at Bombardier spanned almost 30 years when he joined the Valcourt office in the 1970’s. He left for a short time to pursue a senior a role in property insurance underwriting and management and then later returned to Bombardier in 1987 where he retired in 1998 as Director of Risk Management and Insurance.
In his role as Director of Risk Management, Mr. Darby increased the profile of the risk manager and was integral in forming a multi-discipline risk management team to meet the company’s challenges that included its evolution from a manufacturer of recreational vehicles to a world-leader in the aerospace and rail transit industry.
Mr. Darby was the President of Quebec Risk and Insurance Management Association in 1975 - 1976, the president of RIMS in 1983-1984, named to the Business Insurance Risk Management Honor Roll in 1992 and was the winner of the RIMS Harry and Dorothy Goodell Award in 1997 for his outstanding lifetime achievements in the field of risk management.
Mr. Darby remains an ambassador of RIMS and QRIMA. He still attends QRIMA events, proudly supports his local RIMS Chapter in Quebec where he has volunteered countless hours to ensure the viability of the chapter and RIMS.