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Alstom lays down tracks for diversity and railway business

Ling Fang is first woman and Asian to be regional head of Paris-based company

Ms Fang spends a lot of her time on India, Alstom's global base for manufacturing and engineering. Of the 5,200 people on Alstom's payroll in the Asia-Pacific region, about 3,800 of them work in India.


WHEN Ling Fang was promoted to her current role at French multinational Alstom in July this year, she smashed two glass ceilings in one fell swoop.

As senior vice-president of the Asia-Pacific region, she is both the first Asian and first woman to head one of the Paris-...

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