Mama Sougoufara, General Manager of Alstom's Middle East Group, pioneering greener and smarter mobility worldwide.
signed a very prestigious railway projects in the world and Turkey scorer Alstom's Middle East Group will serve as General Manager of Mama Sougoufar Previously, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia (AMECA) Vice President of Systems and Infrastructure and Alstom's Near East Group as General Manager was on duty.
Mama Sougoufara joined Alstom in 2008 and worked in various management positions at Alstom Transport. Served in several global locations in the Railway Vehicles Engineering Departments in France, such as La Rochelle and Reichshoffen, Savigliano in Italy, Lapa in Brazil, and Tr Trans JV in Russia. After serving, he returned to Alstom Transport in 2015 as System and Infrastructure Engineering Director of the AMECA Region.
“With its broad global expertise in engineering, innovation and management, Mama Sougoufara will continue to make invaluable contributions to our AMECA Region team as we expand our geographic presence and industrial market share in the region. Mama played a pioneering role in the execution and delivery of many important transportation projects in the Middle East such as Dubai Metro Expolink and Riyadh Metro. I look forward to working closely with him to support the region's innovative and sustainable transportation needs, ”he said.
“It's an exciting moment for innovative, smart mobility and I'm looking forward to managing the Alstom team in the Middle East with the goal of further growth, innovation,” said Mama Sougoufara, Alstom Middle East General Manager. Our presence expanding in the region and our market share, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Israel and execution of our prestigious projects in Turkey, the delivery, the development of transport and mobility, Alstom Middle East is ready to move with our customers, "he said.
Alstom is a committed long-term partner in the development of transport and mobility in the region. In addition to the delivery of the first fully integrated tram system in the Middle East and the world's first 100 percent catenary-free line, the Dubai tram that was put into operation in November 2014, the company has undertaken the maintenance of the Dubai Tram for 13 years. The ExpoLink Consortium, led by Alstom, was also responsible for the delivery of the world's fastest turnkey driverless metro project, Dubai Route 2020 Metro, which opened in June 2020. As a member of the FAST Consortium in Saudi Arabia, Alstom will supply a fully integrated metro system for lines 69, 4 and 5, including 6 Metropolis-based Riyadh Metro trains, Urbalis signaling system, Hesop energy recovery station and lines. realizes.