Jérôme Wallut has been appointed chief commercial officer of Alstom, overseeing the company’s global commercial activities including commercial strategy, business development and public affairs.
Previously President of Alstom Americas, Jérôme is now a member of Alstom’s leadership team, reporting to Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Alstom’s chairman and CEO.
With a degree in aerospace engineering and a business degree from the INSEAD Business School, Jérôme began his career at Airbus, the European aircraft manufacturer, where he had roles in the after-sales division, in the test flight department and finally in the programmes department and delivery centre.
He joined Alstom Transport in 2000 as director of project management methods and became operations director for Alstom Signalling in Asia.
In 2003, Jérôme became major account director for RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) and RFF (Réseau Ferré de France), and soon was appointed Vice President of the Casco Signal joint venture in China.
From 2007 to 2009, Jérôme was key accounts director for SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français).
Returning to Alstom in 2010, Jérôme became senior vice president of Alstom Transport France. He was appointed senior vice president of Alstom in North America in 2014, and president in February 2021.