Alstom SA

08/02/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/02/2021 03:42

Alstom appoints Christian Martinati as General Director for EKZ JV in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

'I am proud to be part of a new chapter of EKZ. I am grateful for the work done in the past years by EKZ teams under the leadership of my colleague Julien Naudy. EKZ is mature, strong, and is well known within Alstom group for its competitiveness and quality. I am sure that our site will continue growing to contribute to the more sustainable and green mobility and industrial standards in Kazakhstan,' said Christian Martinati, General Director for EKZ JV.

Alstom is present in Western & Central Asia with more than 1,000 people, three country offices in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan, five depots, repair center and two plants, EKZ in Nur-Sultan for electric locomotives manufacturing and maintenance and production of on-board transformers, and KEP in Almaty to produce point machines. Alstom is a major contributor to the revitalization of the region's mobility industry and the development of its economy.

EKZ, a joint venture of Alstom, employs around 850 people and is working on supplying and maintaining the Prima electric locomotives ordered by KTZ, Kazakhstan's national railway company and export markets, like Azerbaijan.