ALE International, operating under the brand Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, today announced changes in key senior management positions and the board as part of its ongoing business transformation to drive growth.
These changes include:
• Jeff Ma appointed as acting CEO effective immediately. Mr. Ma is a current member of the ALE board of directors and brings an extensive background in general management, financing, and merger and acquisitions. He and the board will pursue a permanent replacement in the coming quarters.
• Bernd Stangl joins ALE as new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Stangl comes with a deep history in international business-to-business telecommunications background, along with significant experience in start-up management of carve-out operations.
• Jan Zuurbier, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing, ALE, has been appointed as ALE Board Member.
These changes will help promote the company’s ambition by supporting internal investments and acquisition activities around expanding market reach, improving positioning in vertical sectors and accelerating cloud service business models.