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Sunand Sharma elected as President of Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry

27/09/2012

ALSTOM India Limited (AIL) a leading player in providing energy requirements and transport solutions, today announced that Sunand Sharma, Country President, Alstom India & South Asia and Chairman, Alstom India Ltd. has been elected as the President of the ‘Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry’ (IFCCI) at the 151st General Council Meeting of IFCCI held recently in Mumbai. Mr. Sharma was associated as Vice-President with IFCCI in his previous role. 

As President, Mr. Sharma will head the leading bilateral business organization having more than 450 active members (both French and Indian companies) from across sectors. In this role, Mr. Sharma will ensure the continued success of the organization towards the development and implementation of both innovative and established strategies for successful business outcomes. 

“Being elected to serve as president of Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry is an honor,” Mr. Sharma said. “Throughout my time spent supporting this organization, I have witnessed IFCCI grow and accomplish  amazing things. I am looking forward to facilitating even more growth and organizational sustainability in the coming years.” 

Established in 1977, IFCCI aims to facilitate and promote networking within the French and Indian business community and  also provides services to members of IFCCI as well as non members to develop their business in France  and India. IFCCI is also an active member of the UCCIFE (The Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry French Abroad), a French organization which represents 114 French Chambers of Commerce in 78 countries. 

About Alstom’s Presence in India 

Alstom is a global leader in power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure. Present in India since 1911, Alstom has strong capabilities in engineering, manufacturing, project management and supply of products and solutions for infrastructure. With four R&D centres: Alstom Infosys R&D Centre in Bengaluru, Transport in Bengaluru, Hydro Global Technology Centre in Vadodara and Hosur for Grid, two engineering centres for Power in Noida and Kolkata and eleven manufacturing units dedicated to: Hydro in Vadodara, Boilers in Durgapur, auxiliary components and airpreheaters in Shahabad, Steam turbines in Mundra (upcoming) and Transport at Coimbatore and SriCity (upcoming), Grid in Padappai, Pallavaram, Hosur, Vadodara and Naini, Alstom's presence cuts across the length and breadth of India. Alstom also has a Global Engineering & Software Centre for Railway & metro in Bengaluru for Transport. 

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