Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Alcatel-Lucent announces new members of Management Board in Germany

Wolfgang Weik (63) will be leaving the Management Board of Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG and the management of Alcatel-Lucent Holding GmbH at his own request, effective December 31, 2008. He will be vacating the chairs of both boards and the office of Board Member for Finance.

Alf Henryk Wulf (46), currently Deputy Chairman of the Management Board and Board Member for Sales & Marketing of Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, will become the new Chairman of the Management Board effective January 1, 2009.

Peter Kury, who will be moving from Thales Deutschland to Alcatel-Lucent during Q1 2009, will be the new Board Member for Human Resources. He will be filling the position currently held by Jürgen Pösinger, who will be leaving the company on December 31, 2008 as previously announced.

The new Chairman of the Management Board Alf Henryk Wulf, will fill the position of Labor Relations Director ("Arbeitsdirektor") in the interim. Dr. Rainer Fechner (52) will remain Board Member for Technology & Innovation. In this function, Fechner coordinates research and development activities to strengthen the innovative power of Alcatel-Lucent in Germany. The position of Head of Finance, which will become vacant with Wolfgang Weik's departure, will be announced in the near future.