Antwerp, Belgium, July 13th, 2021 – Laure Timperman, has been appointed Vice President Sales for Europe West, responsible for 11 countries (Benelux, UKI, Nordics & Baltics) for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading provider of communications, networking and cloud solutions tailored to customers’ industries.
Prior to joining Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Laure held various positions in Belgium and the UK. She has 10 years of experience in the ICT and Telecommunications industry having held positions in Proximus in Belgium, and Cisco in the UK before joining ALE as Healthcare Sales Director in 2019. As a true passionate, hands-on and result oriented leader, Laure built a successful track record in various sales positions in the Corporate and Enterprise segment and in Partner Recruitment by putting together the right team that met and exceeded customer expectations.
“We are fortunate to have Laure step up to lead our Europe West region as we need renewed leadership to successfully implement our digital transformation strategy and take advantage of the market opportunities ahead,” says Maarten Huntjens, Global Head Human Resources, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.
Laure believes that Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s tailored vertical approach and passion for innovation is uniquely suited to meet the region’s needs as Europe West countries lead the way in digital transformation.
According to her, “One of the company’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. Despite the challenge of growing a business after the global health crisis, I am confident that 2021 will be a rebound year where we can help companies achieve business continuity and resiliency thanks to Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s roadmap and long term-strategies.”
Laure holds a Master in Law from the University of Antwerp, for which she studied her final year in French at the University of Liège. She also holds a Master in General Management from the Vlerick Business school.