Alcatel-Lucent launches new management

10:21 PM Edited by Blony

The board of Alcatel-Lucent named Philippe Camus as the new chairman of the board who shall be the next October 1, replacing Serge Tchuruk, the chairman of the historical enterprise.

Camus is the former co-CEO of EADS (European aeronautics consortium), co-director of the international media group Lagardère and partner of Evercore Partners, an investment group New Yorkers. The official title that gave him the company is non-executive chairman.

Another new manager in the company is Ben Verwaayen, who in June left the executive chair of the British telecommunications operator BTplc and now he was appointed as the new CEO and board member.

Alcatel-Lucent is the world's largest provider networks fixed telephone lines but, as it is easy to realize for their cellular-lost much ground in the mobile market where its value dropped more than 60 per cent in the 21 months after the merger of Alcatel and Lucent Technologies in April 2006.