Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise today announced the appointment of Matthieu Destot as Vice-President of Sales for Asia Pacific, reinforcing its commitment to growth in the region. Effective from 1 July 2014, Matthieu will be in charge of growing the business in Asia Pacific, a key growth market where demand for seamless cloud-based collaboration and broader network and communication solutions is on the rise.
Prior to this appointment, Matthieu played an instrumental role as the Vice President of Enterprise Sales for France. Over the course of three years, he helped drive growth of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s market share for both small and medium enterprises and large Corporations. Matthieu’s efforts were also critical in expanding the business, deepening the relationships with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s key partners for both Communications and Networking, as well as kick-starting business activities in OpenTouch and Cloud.
Prior to leading the sales division in France, Matthieu was the Worldwide Director for the FT Orange global account and held a role as Marketing & Business Development Director. He has also held several positions, serving as worldwide Small & Medium Business (SMB) segment Director, Director of the OmniPCX Office product line, and as Head of Technology Marketing.
Jan Zuurbier, Senior Vice-President Global Sales and Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise said, "We are glad to have Matthieu on board with us, and believe he will take Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise to greater heights in the Asia Pacific region. His experience will be an invaluable contribution and we look forward to working with him in delivering the industry’s best network and communication solutions to businesses in the region.”