Michel Combes

Chief executive officer


Michel Combes became Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel-Lucent in  April 1 2013,  with more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications sector, and a strong international background.  His appointment to Alcatel-Lucent follows four years at the global mobile communications operator Vodafone plc, where he became CEO  Europe Region in October 2008, and was subsequently appointed to the Vodafone board in June 2009. As CEO of Vodafone Europe, Combes led the group’s recovery in the region.

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