3/21/2019

ALE announces the appointment of Filip Verstockt as Senior Vice-President for EUNO region and Claudio Soland as Senior Vice-President for EUSO region.

Paris (France), March 01, 2019 - Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, provider of enterprise communications solutions and services, announces organizational changes. ALE continues to accelerate the company’s transformation and build a stronger structure to support its business. These changes comprise the appointment of Filip Verstockt as Senior Vice-President for EUNO region (Northern and Central European countries) and Claudio Soland as Senior Vice-President for EUSO region (Southern-Europe, Latin America and Africa-Middle-East).

Filip Verstockt started his career in 1996 at the ICT integrator Telindus (Proximus Group). In 2000, he joined Orange Business Services, as Account Manager. He then fulfilled several leadership roles within Orange: Global Large Account Director, Head of Sales for Belgium & Luxembourg and in the last 5 years Global Head of Sales & Solution Architects at Orange Mobile Enterprise.

With an extensive experience in the technology industry, Claudio Soland has held several senior executive roles in ALE within the last 20 years. The last two years Claudio held successfully in Europe-North the head of Channel and Territory Sales for key partner management, including direct resellers, as well as developing new revenue opportunities with system integrators and local channels.

Their main priority will be the implementation of the sales strategy focusing on Verticals, Cloud and Services to match the regional needs. They will namely leverage customer proximity and intensify sales efforts in key countries to actively promote the ALE’s ecosystem of solutions, bringing relevance to its customers in their industries.

Rukmini Glanard, ALE Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing, outlines:

“As ALE celebrates its 100th anniversary, it is critical to permanently adapt our sales strategy to the market and accompany our customers in their digital transformation taking into account their specific industry needs. With an experienced and dynamic team in place to drive growth in the EUNO and EUSO regions, we are well positioned to help our customers generate real business benefits throughout 2019 and beyond.” 

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Filip Verstockt

Filip Verstockt

Claudio Soland

Claudio Soland

As ALE celebrates its 100th anniversary, it is critical to permanently adapt our sales strategy to the market and accompany our customers in their digital transformation taking into account their specific industry needs. With an experienced and dynamic team in place to drive growth in the EUNO and EUSO regions, we are well positioned to help our customers generate real business benefits throughout 2019 and beyond.

Rukmini Glanard, ALE Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing

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