- Accelerating growth and expanding market coverage are key focus areas in UK&I
- Heather's passion for technology, relationship development, and creativity are important motivators
- Tailored, digital age networking, communications, and cloud solutions offer unique opportunities in the UK&I
ALE announces Heather Zhang as the new United Kingdom and Ireland (UK&I) Country Business Leader
Paris, France, May 18th, 2021 – Heather Zhang has been appointed UK&I Country Business Leader for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading provider of communications, networking, and cloud solutions tailored to customers’ industries.
Prior to joining Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Heather held senior positions in media, finance, and technology companies such as Dow Jones, Bloomberg, and Gartner. Her recognition at Gartner as a global top sales executive motivated her to combine her passion for technology, relationship development, and creativity, into a ‘formula for success’ with the objective of coaching other like-minded sales individuals, and helping them to achieve their career and personal goals.
“The UK&I is among the top 30 focus countries for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and has been delivering steady growth over the years. With the appointment of Heather Zhang as Country Business leader, focused on brand awareness and our vertical market strategy, I am confident that we will accelerate growth and expand market coverage quickly. We are industry experts in Healthcare, Government, Education, and Transportation and we are excited to bring that expertise to the UK&I.” says Laure Timperman, Vice President Europe West, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.
Heather believes that ALE’s comprehensive connectivity and communications solutions combined with a global footprint and verticalised offerings, places them in a unique position in the UK&I market.
“One of ALE’s key strengths is its ability to customise solutions and enable businesses to tailor digital age networking, communications, and cloud solutions to their industry-specific needs. We are now seeing organisations in the UK&I restarting their digital acceleration strategy and looking to us as their trusted advisor on this journey,” said Heather.
Previously, Heather worked in Los Angeles and New York before relocating to London. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media, from the University of California, San Diego. She has a dynamic and innovative approach to leadership. Outside of work Heather is passionate about wellness and all things creative.
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About Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise delivers the customised technology experiences enterprises need to make everything connect.
ALE provides digital-age networking, communications and cloud solutions with services tailored to ensure customers’ success, with flexible business models in the cloud, on premises, and hybrid. All solutions have built-in security and limited environmental impact.
Over 100 years of innovation have made Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise a trusted advisor to more than a million customers all over the world.
With headquarters in France and 3,400 business partners worldwide, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise achieves an effective global reach with a local focus.