Alcatel-Lucent : Alcatel-Lucent appoints Jean Raby as Chief Financial & Legal
Paris, August 28, 2013 - Alcatel-Lucent today announced the appointment
ofJean Raby as Chief Financial & Legal Officer,effective September 1, 2013.
Jean Raby will relocate toAlcatel-Lucent's headquarters in Paris.
Jean Raby served as a Partner and Managing Director in the Investment Banking
Divisionat Goldman Sachs until the end of 2012.In this position, he built
relationships andprovided strategic and corporate finance advice to clients
acrossmultiple industry sectors, including in telecom and information
technologies.Previously, he worked as an associateattorney with Sullivan &
Cromwell from 1989 to 1996. Jean Raby wasborn and raised in Canada. He holds
a LLB from the Université Laval inQuebec City, a MPhil in International
Relations from the University of Cambridge in the UK and a LLM from the
Harvard Law School. Hewas admitted to the New York Bar in 1988.
Michel Combes said: "I am delighted to welcome Jean to the Alcatel-Lucent team
at this particularly significant and important moment for the Group. His
extensive knowledge of the industry and his deep understanding of global
financial markets in the widest sense will be of great value as we drive ahead
with the implementation of the Shift Plan announced in June and in particular
our objectives to reach €1 billion of selective asset sales, €2 billion of
debt refinancing and €2 billion of debt reduction before the end of 2015".
Michel Combes added: "The appointments of Philippe Guillemot as Chief
Operations Officer in June and now Jean Raby as Chief Financial & Legal
Officer bring first class outside experience and fresh perspectives that will
enable us to better capitalise on the outstanding knowledge and skills already
present across the Alcatel-Lucent group."
About Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU)
Alcatel-Lucent is at the forefront of global communications, providing
products and innovations in IP and cloud networking, as well as
ultra-broadband fixed and wireless access to service providers and their
customers, enterprises and institutions throughout the world.
Underpinning Alcatel-Lucent in driving the industrial transformation from
voice telephony to high-speed digital delivery of data, video and information
is Bell Labs, an integral part of Alcatel-Lucent and one of the world's
foremost technology research institutes, responsible for countless
breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry.
Alcatel-Lucent innovations have resulted in the company being recognized by
Thomson Reuters as a Top 100 Global Innovator, as well as being named by MIT
Technology Review as amongst 2012's Top 50 "World's Most Innovative
Companies". Alcatel-Lucent has also been recognized for innovation in
sustainability, being ranked Technology Supersector Leader by the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index in 2012 for making global communications more
sustainable, affordable and accessible, all in pursuit of the company's
mission to realize the potential of a connected world.
With revenues of Euro 14.4 billion in 2012, Alcatel-Lucent is listed on the
Paris and New York stock exchanges (Euronext and NYSE: ALU). The company is
incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.
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