Our Executive team has a wealth of experience within Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and the telecoms industry. Read more about them and the expertise they bring.
As CEO and Board Member of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Jack Chen provides strategic, financial, and operational leadership working with the Executive Management Team and ALE Board of Directors.
He has over 25 years of experience in telecommunications and is a leader with a proven track record of restructuring, transforming and growing the business. His goal is to make Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise an impactful company in the industry, creating value for customers, partners and employees. Before becoming CEO of ALE in 2016, he held several executive roles, including Chief Operating Officer of the Mobile Radio Business Group at Alcatel in Paris, and President of Shanghai Bell Alcatel Mobile Co. Ltd.
Executive Vice President, Global Sales, Services & Marketing
Rukmini Glanard is the head of the Sales, Services, and Marketing organisations for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise worldwide. Her passion for innovation, coupled with a deep understanding of business strategy and go-to-market, has helped her drive the transformation of the teams she is leading since taking on her current responsibilities in 2019.
Rukmini has successfully steered her large multicultural team through challenging times to achieve growth by building sustainable partner relationships and staying focused on customer experience and needs.
As Chief Financial Officer of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Bernd Stangl is accountable for the company’s finance, tax & accounting, internal auditing, Mergers & Acquisitions, office management and the legal organisation, including compliance. He leads ALE’s financial strategy with an agile and digitalised approach.
He is an energetic trilingual professional with extensive international experience in telecommunications, long-term construction contracts and the shipping industry, as well as the deployment of subscription models for SaaS and the cloud. Bernd has been a guest speaker in many financial summits and was nominated as one of the most impactful CFOs in France in 2021.
EVP, Communications Business Division and President of ALE International
As Executive Vice President of the Communications Business Division, Nicolas Brunel leads the strategy and development of digital age communications that enable enterprises to collaborate effectively. Nicolas is also the President of ALE International, the group’s headquarters in France. Since his appointment to this role in March 2019, he has served as company representative, responding to ALE's legal obligations, heading the relationship with employees and Union representatives, as well as promoting the company in France.
Nicolas has vast international experience and is a dynamic public speaker. He is also a member of MEDEF, the leading network of entrepreneurs in France.
EVP, Network Business Division and General Manager of ALE USA
Stephan Robineau is a seasoned international business executive and board member with global leadership experience in driving strategic growth and business transformation. His Digital Age Networking vision is to help businesses accelerate their digital transformation and bring superior connectivity to people, things and processes.
Throughout his 20+ years in executive positions in networking, Stephan has delivered growth and innovation to transform organisations and processes for business-driven automation, simplification and quality.
EVP, Cloud Communications Business Division
Moussa Zaghdoud is the inventor of Rainbow, the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Cloud platform providing Hybrid Collaboration services and CPaaS. As Executive Vice-President of the Cloud Communications Business Division (CCBD), he is responsible for the end-to-end cloud strategy, as well as the solution definition, offer management, and business model definition for the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise cloud offers.
Prior to joining ALE, Moussa founded two startups that provided cloud call center services and artificial intelligence-based predictive routing services to enterprises. Moussa is the Chairman of Sipwise and Advisory Board member in different companies.
EVP, Human Resources & Real Estate
Maarten Huntjens is the Human Resources (HR) leader for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and heads Real Estate (RE) for the group. Maarten's vision is for his agile team to partner with the company's business leaders around the globe and mirror the company strategy in transforming the organisation.
In his 25+ years working in HR, Maarten gained broad expertise in organisational transformation in complex environments. As Global HR Business Partner in the former Alcatel-Lucent group (now part of Nokia), he supported various business divisions and gained experience in Strategic Industries, Services, Supply Chain, R&D, and Sales & Marketing, amongst other functions.
EVP, Global Operations, Business Technology and Quality
Rasheed is an expert international executive with global leadership experience in business transformation at both strategic and operational levels. He currently leads the Global Operations, Business Technology and Quality teams at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise. Rasheed’s success in transforming operations by delivering the highest level of efficiency and excellent customer satisfaction has been recognised by international awards. A clear vision and a results-oriented approach drive Rasheed as he implements key cross-functional initiatives within the company.
As sponsor of the ALE #GoGreen programme, Rasheed is committed to finding new technologies that contribute to protecting our natural capital, building sustainable cities, and limiting global climate change. Rasheed has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and held various management roles in project management, process & budget management, R&D, supply chain, IT/IS and business operations.