Monday, April 5, 2010

Alcatel-Lucent names John Dickson as head of Operations

Alcatel-Lucent announced the appointment of John Dickson as head of Operations, replacing Michel Rahier, who is pursuing other interests outside Alcatel-Lucent. He will oversee the procurement, hardware and software supply chain, manufacturing, logistics, and real estate activities of the company.

Dickson most recently served as President and CEO of Agere Systems, a global leader in semiconductors for storage, wireless data, and public and enterprise networks that subsequently merged with LSI. Prior to Agere Systems John served as executive vice president and CEO of Lucent Technologies' Microelectronics and Communications Technologies Group, with responsibility for the company's Microelectronics, Intellectual Property, Network Products, Lucent Venture Partners and New Ventures units.

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