Monday, April 18, 2005

Alcatel Appoints Mike Quigley as President, COO

Mike Quigley was appointed President and COO of Alcatel, replacing Philippe Germond, who had resigned. Reporting to Serge Tchuruk, Mike Quigley will supervise particularly the Group's telecoms activities dedicated to carrier and enterprise markets.

Quigley has most recently served as President of Alcatel North America. Previously, he was General Manager for all of Alcatel's activities in Australia and New Zealand. Quigley started his career in 1971 in Alcatel Australia, ITT Australia at that time, as part of his scholarship. He first spent ten years in R&D. In the 80's, he moved into senior positions in Manufacturing and Quality and then into senior roles in Marketing and Sales. During this period, Mike was involved in almost every product area of Alcatel, from customer terminals and Enterprise solutions to submarine optical systems and network switching.

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