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Alstom appoints Volkan Karakılınç as Managing Director of Turkey

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22 November 2021 – Today, Alstom announced the appointment of Volkan Karakılınç as Managing Director of Alstom in Turkey, as part of its efforts to grow its presence in the country. Volkan Karakılınç was previously the Business Development Director of Alstom in Turkey.

Karakılınç has held numerous management roles in Savronik between the years 2011 and 2017. Before assuming his role in Alstom, he has served as Commercial Director for CAF signaling. His scope includes signaling operations and technology, project and asset management, contract negotiations, procurement, and stakeholder management,

“As a dedicated and long-standing partner of Turkey with more than 60 years, Alstom welcomes Volkan Karakılınç to lead our operation in Turkey. Volkan brings with him more than twenty years of experience in the fields of transportation, aviation, energy and defence. With his deep knowledge of the rail industry and its stakeholders in the country, Volkan is well positioned to expand the growth of Alstom in Turkey,” said Andrew DeLeone. President, Africa, Middle East and Central Asia Region at Alstom.

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"As a Turkish citizen leading Alstom in Turkey, I am privileged to support our customers in addressing their increasingly evolving mobility needs. The team and myself are ready to support Turkey in its efforts to becoming a leading country in the smart and sustainable rail industry."

Volkan Karakılınç
Managing Director, Alstom Turkey

“I am very excited about my new role as the Managing Director of Alstom in Turkey. As a Turkish citizen leading Alstom in Turkey, I am privileged to support our customers in addressing their increasingly evolving mobility needs. The team and myself are ready to support Turkey in its efforts to becoming a leading country in the smart and sustainable rail industry,” says Volkan Karakılınç, Managing Director, Alstom Turkey.

Alstom has been present in Turkey for more than 60 years, delivering rail vehicles, turnkey transit systems for metros and trams, and established as a leading provider of signaling and train control technology. The Istanbul office hosts the regional center for Alstom’s Digital & Integrated Systems expertise, as well as the Systems & Infrastructure project teams, providing project management, engineering, training and maintenance services.