9/1/2016

Overview 

  • Matthieu Destot to lead global Sales & Marketing
  • Nicolas Brunel takes on lead of Communications Business Division
  • Jan Zuurbier moves from Global Sales & Marketing to lead strategic planning for ALE

New leadership has been appointed in ALE senior management for Sales & Marketing and the Communications business division.

ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, today announced changes in the senior leadership team with the appointment of Matthieu Destot to lead global Sales & Marketing, while Nicolas Brunel will head up the Communications Business Divisions.

Matthieu Destot will take over as Executive Vice President for Global Sales and Marketing, effective immediately. Mr. Destot has an extensive background in both sales and marketing and business line management. Most recently he lead the transformation of the Communication Business Division, placing a focus on specific market segments for growth and accelerating the shift to new business models. In prior roles, Matthieu delivered significant revenue and market-share growth achievements as sales leader of the Asia-Pacific and France sales regions for ALE.

Mr. Destot will replace Jan Zuurbier, who will continue with the company as an ALE board member. Mr. Zuurbier will focus his responsibilities on strategic planning to steer the future of ALE.

Nicolas Brunel, who previously lead the Medium, Large and Vertical (MLV) Business Unit within the Communications Business Division, is now Executive Vice President of the Communications Business Division, taking over from Mr. Destot. Mr. Brunel has over 16 years experience in telecommunications and gained international expertise in enterprise services and customer care domains as the leader of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise global Customer Care organization.

Both Mr. Destot and Mr. Brunel will be members of the Executive Management Team, reporting to the CEO, Jack Chen.

Quote

Jack Chen, CEO, ALE“These new appointments will support our efforts as ALE continues to focus its transformation strategy on expanding market reach, improving positioning in vertical sectors, and accelerating the shift to cloud-based business models.”

When everything connects the right way, information, people, teams and your entire business will work together, better. It’s a simple, yet powerful idea. It’s our way of working.

Jack Chen, CEO, ALE

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We are ALE. Our mission is to make everything connect to create the customized technology experience customers need. We deliver networking and communications that work for your people, processes and customers from your office, the cloud or in combination.

A heritage of innovation and dedication to customer success has made ALE, marketed under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, an essential provider of enterprise networking, communications and services to over 830,000 customers worldwide. ALE has a global reach and local focus with more than 2200 employees and 2900+ partners who serve over 50 countries.

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