6/22 27th Annual Fête Gala
The Philadelphia Chapter of
The French-American Chamber of Commerce
proudly presented the
Alstom North America
Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Sheraton Society Hill Hotel Ballroom
One Dock Street near 2nd & Walnut
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Outstanding FACC Service Award Recipient
Peter J. Tucci, Esq.
Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Founding FACC Board Member
FACC Secretary 1989 - 2000 & FACC President 2000-2016
La Fête Features
International Executive Networking Reception
Gourmet Dinner with Wine Pairings by Boutique Wine Collection
2017 Global Leadership Award Presentation & Remarks by Mr. Wallut
French-American Cheese & Dessert Buffet
Live Music & Dancing with The Untouchables Band
Merci Beaucoup To Our Generous Sponsors
Thanks to Our Loyal Supporters
Alstom North America
Recipient of the 2017
Global Leadership Award
Meet Our Guest of Honor
Jérôme Wallut has been President of Alstom North America since October 2015. He held the equivalent position at Alstom Transport beginning July 2014.
From 2010 to 2014, Jérôme Wallut was Managing Director of Alstom Transport France.
From 2007 to 2009, he was the Key Account Director for SNCF. Before that, Jérôme had been appointed Vice President of the Casco Signal Ltd. joint venture in China. In 2003, he became Key Account Director for RATP and RFF. Jérôme joined Alstom Transport in 2000 as Director of Project Management Methods and became Operations Director for the company’s signaling business in Asia.
Jérôme began his career at Airbus, where he held various positions in the after-sales division, in the test flight department and subsequently in the programs department and delivery center.
Born in 1964, Jérôme Wallut is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure des techniques aéronautiques et de construction automobile transport, an engineering school, and INSEAD.
Alstom is bringing high-speed to America with Avelia Liberty!
Introducing the Avelia Liberty high-speed train, the next generation of Acela Amtrak Service. Avelia Liberty, the latest development of Alstom's high-speed train range Avelia, is based on proven technology with more than 1,000 high-speed trains in service worldwide. Avelia Liberty provides more space and improved comfort for passengers, with enhanced safety and reduced energy consumption.
As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customized services (maintenance, modernization), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked orders of €10.0 billion in the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,800 people.
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