Calabasas, CA – ALE, operating under the brand Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, today announced the appointment of Kevin Coppins as the company’s new Vice President of Sales for North America.
Effective immediately, Coppins will drive ALE’s business strategy and revenue results for the US and Canadian markets with direct responsibility for all of sales, professional services, and channel management. Reporting directly to Matthieu Destot, Executive Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, ALE, Kevin will become a core member of ALE’s leadership team.
A tech industry veteran, he brings over 20 years of experience successfully working with customers and partners in Education, Healthcare and Government markets. His senior leadership roles at Novell, Meru Networks and EasyVista bring the right blend of software, networking and cloud experience that will enable him to accelerate ALE’s growth initiatives.
“I’m excited to join ALE at such a critical time in the company’s North American evolution. I look to further ALE’s success in education and healthcare markets in North America while growing the business,” said Coppins.
“North America is the hub of the technology industry. Kevin has proven he understands this key region and how to connect technology to the needs of its businesses. His experience will help ALE, its partners and customers focus on transforming how customers’ employees communicate while harnessing the capabilities offered by smarter devices and new use models,” said Destot.