Alstom has appointed Kanat Alpisbayev as Managing Director for West and Central Asia.

Alstom has appointed Kanat Alpisbayev as Managing Director for West and Central Asia.

Alstom has appointed Kanat Alpisbayev as Managing Director for West and Central Asia.

The official will deal primarily with the modernization and industrialization of the region’s transport industry. It is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply.

Kanat Alpisbaev has over 20 years of experience in the transport industry. He headed the Kazakhstan Railways (NC KTZ JSC), held senior positions in Air Astana and General Electric, and was also the chairman of the board of the national postal service (KazPost).

Note that the Alstom company in West and Central Asia is represented by a staff of more than 1,000 people, three offices (Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan), five depots, a service center and two factories. As previously reported, within the framework of cooperation with Alstom, 369 electric locomotives will be manufactured in Kazakhstan.

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