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Vincent Pouyet appointed Managing Director of the Locomotives Division
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  • Nouvelles Alpha Group
  • 30. Novembre 2023
  • Communiqué de presse | Alpha Trains

Communiqué de presse

Vincent Pouyet appointed Managing Director of the Locomotives Division

Luxembourg/Antwerp, 30. November 2023 - Alpha Trains, the leading European leasing company for locomotives and passenger trains, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent Pouyet as the new Managing Director of the Locomotives Division with effect from 1 December 2023.

Vincent Pouyet joined Alpha Trains in 2018 as Country Director France and has since been part of the Alpha Trains senior management team. Prior to assuming responsibility for Alpha Trains′ activities in the French market, he was Head of Sales for Bombardier Transport in France since 2015. Previously, he held positions in bid and project management and sales at Siemens Mobility and Thales. Vincent graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and holds a Master degree from the University of California, as well as additional training in Corporate Finance.

Vincent Pouyet succeeds Fernando Pérez, who was promoted to CEO of Alpha Trains Group earlier in 2023. Pérez and Pouyet are working closely together to ensure a seamless transition and the continued success of Alpha Trains.

"Vincent′s experience in the mobility industry, particularly in the rail sector with Siemens, Thales and Bombardier, positions him well for success in his new role as Head of Locomotives. He has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership and strategic thinking since joining Alpha Trains. His extensive industry knowledge, proven track record and ability to drive continued success make him the ideal candidate to lead our Locomotives Division," said Fernando Pérez, CEO of the Alpha Trains Group.

Commenting on his appointment, Vincent Pouyet said, "I am honoured to lead Alpha Trains′ Locomotives Division and look forward to building on the strong foundation that Fernando has laid. Recognising the incredible skills and experience within our Locomotives team, I look forward to working with this talented group of people to continue growing the Alpha Trains Locomotive business. Together we are committed to driving innovation and promoting excellence in the rail leasing industry.

About Alpha Trains

Alpha Trains is the leading rolling stock lessor in Europe. A total of 130 employees from 17 countries work in offices in Luxembourg, Antwerp, Cologne, Madrid, Paris and Warsaw. Alpha Trains owns more than 1,000 locomotives and passenger trains and offers tailor-made leasing solutions, comprehensive know-how in maintenance and vehicle repairs as well as long-term experience in the financing of new-build projects. Alpha Trains’ fleets are in use at many public and private operators in 22 European countries. Alpha Trains′ shareholders are APG, Arcus European Trains, PGGM and Swiss Life.

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