MUNICH — Siemens Mobility announced the appointment of Laurent Bouyer as CEO of Siemens Mobility France. He was previously President of Bombardier Transportation France and Benelux.
Laurent Bouyer will be responsible for business development for all Siemens Mobility products and services in France and North Africa. This will notably include the growth of the rail automation and automatic metro activities, whose global centers of excellence for the Siemens group are based in France, in Châtillon and Toulouse.
“The opening of the French rail market to competition will lead to exciting new business opportunities for Siemens Mobility France. With his deep knowledge of the rail industry and its stakeholders, Laurent Bouyer is well positioned to accelerate the growth of Siemens Mobility in France. He brings a demonstrated customer focus and entrepreneurial spirit and has successfully led the strategic and operational development of subsidiaries of major industrial groups in the past,” said Michael Peter, CEO of Siemens Mobility.
Laurent Bouyer started his career in England for Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) as part of the project team for the Eurotram in Strasbourg. In 1995, he joined the Bombardier group. There he held senior positions in the fields of tender management, strategy, French and international sales, as well as project management.
In 2014, he joined Bombardier Transportation’s headquarters in Berlin to lead the group’s internal international transformation. From 2008 to 2014, he successively led the AGC and Francilien projects in Crespin, in the Hauts-de-France region, and was then appointed Vice President of the French SNCF and RATP projects. In 2018, he was appointed President of Bombardier Transportation for the France and Benelux region, a position he held until now.
Laurent Bouyer, 50, is a graduate of the Nantes School of Management and Business (1992) and holds an advanced degree in economics and business management from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom (1993). He is also a commander in the French Navy’s citizen reserve.Tagged with Siemens