Alstom, a mobility solutions developer, announced it has appointed Jérôme Wallut as CCO.
Wallut will oversee Alstom’s global commercial activities including commercial strategy, business development, and public affairs. He will also be a member of Alstom’s leadership team and report to Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Alstom CEO and chairman of the board.
Wallut was previously president of Alstom Americas. He began his career at Airbus, a European aircraft manufacturer, where he served several positions in the after-sales division, in the test flight department, and subsequently in the programs department and delivery center.
Wallut joined Alstom Transport in 2000 as director of Project Management Methods and became operations director for Alstom’s Signaling in Asia.
In 2003, he became major account director for RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) and RFF (Réseau Ferré de France). Wallut was then appointed VP of the Casco Signal Ltd. joint venture in China. From 2007 to 2009, he was the key accounts director for the SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français).
From 2010 to 2014, Wallut was senior VP at Alstom Transport in France. He was appointed senior VP at Alstom in North America in 2014.