Mr. Sunand Sharma
President – ALSTOM International, India & South Asia/ Chairman, ALSTOM India Ltd.
In 2006, Sunand Sharma was appointed Country President, Alstom India and is Chairman of Alstom India Ltd. (a public listed company). During his tenure, the company has grown from 2,500 employees to 4,000 employees and there has been substantial expansion in its manufacturing and R&D presence in India.
After working for a few years in manufacturing and materials management between 1973 and 1980, he led the Business Development effort of GE in India in the ‘80s and ‘90s, working with teams from Aircraft Engines, Power Systems, Plastics, Medical Systems, Transportation and GE & RCA Licensing to establish its India presence. From 1993, as a Consultant, he provided strategic advice to various leading global companies including Nokia Telecommunications Oy of Finland, Owens Corning Fiberglas Inc. of USA, Energy Developments Limited of Australia, Vialle Alternative Fuel Systems and the Royal Cebeco Group of the Netherlands, GE Wind Energy of USA and Acciona Energia of Spain.
He is a Member of the National Executive Committee of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), Chairman of the Northern Region of the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IFCCI), and a Member of various Councils and Committees of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).