Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Thomson Appoints Alcatel-Lucent Exec as CEO

Thomson announced the appointment of Frédéric Rose as its new CEO. He will also join the Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Thomson, Mr Rose has been President of Alcatel-Lucent's Europe, Asia and Africa Region and a member of Alcatel-Lucent's Executive Committee. Prior to that, he was President of Alcatel-Lucent's Asia Pacific region, Mr. Rose managed a diverse team of 15,000 staff operating across 18 countries and led the region to achieve double-digit growth during his tenure. He also held the position of President of Alcatel Shanghai Bell.