Alstom, a global leader in rail transport and sustainable mobility, has announced that Ramy Salah Eldeen Mohamed will take over the role of Managing Director of Egypt from Mohamed Khalil who will relocate to Saudi Arabia and lead Alstom’s business in the Kingdom at the end of this year.
Ramy has been the Customer Director for Egypt since 2012, managing Alstom’s business development efforts, tenders and projects in Egypt. He brings 20 years’ experience in sales, management and engineering to his new role.
Lauding the appointment, Andrew DeLeone, Africa-Middle East-Central Asia (AMECA) President, said: "Ramy’s intimate customer knowledge will help us build on our momentum in Egypt and ensure we remain engaged and attentive to our customer’s needs. We are honored to be part of the transformation of the public transport system of the country."
"The investment in transportation is commendable and will bring numerous benefits to Egyptians and improve their everyday life. We remain committed to supporting the country’s efforts and will continue to develop strong local capability to support this growth," he stated.
On his new role, Ramy said: "I am proud to serve as Alstom Egypt’s next Managing Director. This is an exciting time in the country as our customers look to drive innovation and growth in their public transportation offering, and we are ideally positioned to help them by offering the largest portfolio of green and smart solutions available in the market."
Alstom currently employs approximately 500 people in Egypt with several ongoing projects including a consortium to design, implement, operate and maintain two Monorail lines connecting the New Capital City and 6th October City to Greater Cairo.
During the TransMEA Exhibition & Conference, Alstom signed a contract to supply 55 metropolis trains (495 cars) and an 8-year maintenance program for Cairo Line 1.
Additionally, Alstom and the Egyptian National Railways Authority (ENR) signed a framework agreement to modernize the Tanta – Zifta – Zagazig mainline, covering approximately 65 km including 9 main stations during the event. Alstom has been a partner to Egypt’s railways since 1971, supporting the railway infrastructure development in the country.-TradeArabia News Service