Technology

Alcatel, Lucent Name Execs

7/26/2006 6:08 AM Eastern

Alcatel and Lucent Technologies added members to the senior leadership team for the combined company.

Olivier Baujard will serve as chief technology officer. He is currently CTO for Alcatel.

Jeong Kim will remain president of Bell Labs.

Helle Kristoffersen, currently vice president of corporate strategy for Alcatel, will become VP of corporate strategy.

Baujard, Kim and Kristoffersen will report to Mike Quigley, who will serve as president, science, technology and strategy. Quigley is currently president and chief operating officer of Alcatel.

John Giere, currently chief marketing officer for Lucent, will assume that post for the combined company.

Lucent chief information officer Elizabeth Hackenson was named to lead the combined company's information systems/information technology organization.

Giere and Hackenson will report to Frank D'Amelio, who will oversee several corporate and cross-company functions. D'Amelio currently serves as COO for Lucent.

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