President of Bombardier France to meet suppliers at International Railway Summit

Published on : Thursday, December 15, 2016

international-railway-summitBombardier, the global transportation company specialising in the aerospace and rail industries, will participate at the 4th International Railway Summit taking place on 15-17 February 2017 at the UIC Headquarters in Paris. Bombardier will be represented by the President of Bombardier France, Laurent Bouyer.


Bombardier Transportation, the company’s railway arm, is one of the largest manufacturers of railway rolling stock in the world, with an installed base of over 100,000 railcars and locomotives. The company’s global fleet, whether in operation or pending delivery, includes automated people movers in airports, INNOVIA monorail in Sao Paulo and Riyadh, FLEXITY trams in Istanbul and Vienna, metros in New York City, London and Beijing, commuter and regional trains, and intercity and high-speed trains such as the Frecciarossa 1000 in Italy, Zefiro 380 in China, four TGV series in France, two AVE series in Spain, and ICE trains in Germany.


Beyond complete trains, Bombardier Transportation boasts a broad portfolio: sub-systems, propulsion and controls, bogies, signalling, system integration, e-mobility technology and fleet maintenance. The company owns 61 production and engineering sites and 18 service centres in 28 countries.


Laurent Bouyer was appointed as President of Bombardier France in January 2016. His role entails the management of relations with clients, government members, politicians and rail companies in France. Mr Bouyer has enjoyed a 20-year career at Bombardier, where he also holds the position of Head of Continental Projects for the Western Europe, Middle East, Africa region.


Mr Bouyerwill be a VIP guest at the 4th International Railway Summit and will take part in one-to-one consultation meetings with participating technology solution providers as well as in networking functions throughout the summit. International Railway Summit is an exclusive platform for rail sector leaders to get free bespoke consultation for their future projects based on a unique matchmaking service between buyers’ requirements and experts’


Organisations and individuals interested in learning more about International Railway Summit and about how they can participate in the event can visit or contact the organisers, IRJ and IRITS Events.


International Railway Summit is a meeting of senior executives representing the world’s key rail operators, rail infrastructure management companies, national and local governments, rolling stock manufacturers and a wide range of solution providers.


International Railway Summit provides a ‘matchmaking’ service between rail industry leaders (‘buyers’) and technical experts (‘suppliers’), based on buyer delegates’ project requirements and the proven expertise of large and small suppliers that we have carefully handpicked. Based on this matchmaking, buyer delegates attend one-to-one consultation sessions with suitable suppliers during the annual summit.


In addition to the one-to-one meetings, delegates also attend a conference programme given by key industry leaders and experts and network over lunches and dinners with their counterparts and industry colleagues from all over the world. International Railway Summit is co-hosted by International Railway Journal and IRITS Events and will take place on 15-17 February 2017 in Paris, France.

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