ALSTOM SA: Alstom appoints Laurent Martinez as Chief Financial Officer
Alstom appoints Laurent Martinez
as Chief Financial Officer
15 May 2018 - Alstom has appointed Laurent Martinez as Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 July 2018. He will report to Alstom Chairman and CEO Henri Poupart-Lafarge and be a member of Alstom Executive Committee.
"We are pleased to welcome Laurent Martinez. His wealth of experience in large-scale international engineering projects, as well as his solid track-record in working in a multi-cultural environment fit particularly well with this new phase of Alstom's development" said Henri Poupart-Lafarge.
In 1996, Laurent joined Astrium (now Airbus Defence and Space), where he held various functions in finance controlling. At the creation of EADS in 2001, he was named Head of Controlling Space & Defence division, based in Munich. In 2004, he became Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Astrium Space Transportation. Laurent moved to Airbus in 2009 and became Head of Airbus Group controlling and accounting. Since 2015, Laurent has been Head of Airbus Services Business Unit.
Laurent Martinez is a graduate of ENSEEIHT engineering school in Toulouse and holds a Master degree in finance and accounting.
As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked €10.0 billion of orders in the 2016/17 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,800 people.
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