Home People Moves Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise appoints sales chief for Asia Pacific

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprises (ALE) has expanded its Asia Pacific management team with the appointment of Pierre Samson as vice-president of sales.

Samson, with 12 years in the ICT industry, previously held senior leadership positions as head of the unified communication & collaboration business unit for large accounts at Orange Business Services, and most recently as chief operating officer and chief sales officer at Lexsi, a cyber security specialist acquired by Orange in 2016.

Samson will be based in Singapore and report to Matthieu Destot, executive vice-president, lobal sales and marketing, ALE.

“APAC is an important market for ALE and Pierre has the experience to help us strengthen and expand our business and presence in the region,” Destot said.

“With Pierre leading the charge in APAC, ALE will continue to provide customers with innovative solutions that empower them to tap into new opportunities presented by this dynamically growing region.”

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