37 years of experience in railway industry
15th March 2021 – Alstom has appointed Slawomir Nalewajka as a Managing Director of Alstom in Poland, Ukraine and Baltic States. In this role, Slawomir Nalewajka will be responsible for maintaining relations with local authorities and customers, developing sales activities, market strategy, business, managing operations of Alstom’s manufacturing sites and ensure project delivery.
This appointment reinforces Alstom’s focus and commitment to build and grow a sustainable local business in this strategic region while enhancing Alstom’s competitive edge.
“Poland is one of the high priority markets for Alstom and a key country in the CEE Cluster. We will focus on developing Polish sites and enhancing our engineering and industrial footprint”, said Antonio Moreno, Alstom’s CEE Managing Director. “Slawomir brings extensive local and international experience in railway industry. He has proven credentials and skills that will let him successfully lead our business in Poland, Ukraine and Baltics.”
Slawomir Nalewajka has more than 37 years of experience in the railway industry. He led several breakthrough projects at Bombardier Transportation, e.g. implemented computerized interlocking system (EBI Lock) on the Polish railway market. In 2003, he was appointed President of Bombardier Transportation (ZWUS) Polska in Katowice while being a President of Bombardier Transportation (Rail Engineering) joint venture in Warsaw since 1999. Furthermore, in 2018 S?awomir Nalewajka was appointed Head of Ecosystem Poland and he held this position until Bombardier Transportation was acquired by Alstom in January 2021.
Throughout the course of his career S?awomir Nalewajka has received several prestigious awards, including the Manager of the Year title by the Railway Business Forum in 2009 and the Gold Cross of Merit in 2012. He is an engineer with Master of Science degree in Construction. He also holds an MBA degree from Warsaw University and a post graduate diploma in finance from SGH Warsaw School of Economics.
“I am very proud that my achievements, experience and expertise in the railway industry were recognized by Senior Management of the new worldwide rail industry leader. I am convinced that, together with our team of professionals and our engineering, the industrial potential will grow even further to fully meet the demands of a highly evolving market” – said S?awomir Nalewajka, Managing Director of Alstom in Poland, Ukraine and Baltic States.
Poland, Ukraine and Baltic States are a part of Alstom’s Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Cluster. Poland is not only the largest manufacturing centre in the region, but also the business and commercial centre hosting Alstom’s CEE headquarters. Alstom in Poland employs about 4000 people: in Alstom Konstal site in Katowice that manufactures rolling stock, in the rolling stock manufacturing site in Wroclaw, in the site in Katowice that specializes in rail traffic control and management systems, as well as in the services site in Lodz, service and maintenance sites in Warsaw and Torun, a bogie manufacturing plant in Piaseczno and a rail control solutions engineering office in Warsaw.
Alstom is the largest international investor and dominant exporter in the rail industry in Poland. Its range of business activities covers production of complete passenger trains, carbodies for locomotives, regional passenger trains and high-speed trains, production and assembly of bogies, design and manufacturing of rail traffic control and management systems, production of electrical equipment and maintenance services for rail vehicles and rail traffic control systems.