Alcatel-Lucent shuffles top management

Alcatel-Lucent announced major changes to its global
management team. The restructuring is line with the company’s new focus areas.

As part of the company’s continuing focus on applications
and services, a new business group – Software, Services & Solutions – has
been formed, and will be lead by Adolfo Hernandez as its president.

Replacing him, Stephen Carter will become president of
the EMEA Region, and will retain oversight of Global Marketing and

Corporate Strategy of will come
under the leadership of Jeong Kim, president of Bell Labs, thus consolidating
ties between innovation, R&D and strategic direction.

In addition, Robert Vrij, president Americas Region, will
assume the additional responsibility of the company’s strategic alliances,
including the telecommunications and IT alliance with HP.

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