Terence Watson, who will also retain his current role as Managing Director of
Transport for Alstom in the UK & Ireland, has been appointed as the new UK President for the engineering firm.
“These are exciting times for Alstom in the UK as we continue to expand our business and to move into new areas in our core divisions of Grid, Power and Transport, and I look forward to taking on the all the challenges offered by that expansion,” said Terence.
Terence takes over from Stephen Burgin, who is now moving to an international position within the group as Vice President Global Power Sales, Northern and Central Europe. Steve will continue to be based in the UK.
Alstom employs around 6,500 people in the UK across all of its businesses. The company keeps millions of commuters moving every day through its work on the West Coast Main Line and the Northern Line, and built the generating equipment for around half of the UK’s power stations.