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Alstom Switzerland's Country President to resign

(PresseBox) (Mannheim, ) Alstom Switzerland today announces that Andreas Koopmann will resign in March 2012 of his functions of Country President, Switzerland, and Chairman of ALSTOM (Switzerland) Ltd.

Andreas Koopmann will be appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Georg Fischer AG, the Swiss industrial group. A member of the Board of Georg Fischer since a few years, he considers that his new role as Chairman will not leave him enough availability to continue both assignments.

Alstom is grateful to Andreas Koopmann for the successful work he has done for the company during his tenure. His successor will be appointed in due time.

ALSTOM Transport Deutschland GmbH

Alstom is one of Switzerland's leading industrial and high-tech companies. It is a global leader in the world of power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies. Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world. It provides turnkey integrated power plant solutions and associated services for a wide variety of energy sources, including hydro, nuclear, gas, coal and wind, and it offers a wide range of solutions for power transmission, with a focus on smart grids. The headquarters of Alstom's Thermal Power division, including state-of-the-art R&D centres, is based in Baden, and one of Alstom's most important high-tech factories is located in nearby Birr. Alstom is the largest private employer in the Canton of Aargau and a leading company of Switzerland's export industry.