Paris, November 5, 2013 – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris, NYSE: ALU) today announced that Marisa Baldo will join Alcatel-Lucent as Vice-President, Investor Relations, taking over responsibility for communication with the investment community, including financial analysts, institutional investors and retail shareholders.
Ms. Baldo will report to Jean Raby, Alcatel-Lucent’s Chief Financial Officer, and her appointment becomes effective November 5, 2013. She replaces Frank Maccary who has been appointed Controller for the Fixed Networks activity.
Commenting on Ms. Baldo’s appointment, Jean Raby, Chief Financial Officer of Alcatel-Lucent said: “I am very pleased to announce Marisa’s appointment today. She has a first-class pedigree as a financial analyst for the technology sector, and this acumen together with her broader background will be essential to strengthening our relationship with investors and other key stakeholders as we make further progress with The Shift Plan. I would like to warmly thank Frank Maccary for his thorough commitment and for his key role in presenting The Shift Plan to the financial community.”
Between 1995 and 2004, Ms. Baldo was a sell-side financial analyst at Société-Générale, at first in charge of European technology stocks – including Alcatel-Lucent – and then head of the Semiconductors sector. In September 2004 she became director of M&A and Strategic Projects at Technicolor (formerly known as Thomson Multimedia), a role she remained in until 2010. Prior to joining Alcatel-Lucent Ms. Baldo was the founder of a consultancy, and has also served as a professor of financial analysis at the Rouen Business School.
Ms. Baldo is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (IEP) and is a member of La Société Française des Analystes Financiers (SFAF). She holds a master’s degree in Economics.
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Alcatel-Lucent is at the forefront of global communications, providing products and innovations in IP and cloud networking, as well as ultra-broadband fixed and wireless access to service providers and their customers, enterprises and institutions throughout the world.
Underpinning Alcatel-Lucent in driving the industrial transformation from voice telephony to high-speed digital delivery of data, video and information is Bell Labs, an integral part of Alcatel-Lucent and one of the world’s foremost technology research institutes, responsible for countless breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry. Alcatel-Lucent innovations have resulted in the company being recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Top 100 Global Innovator, as well as being named by MIT Technology Review as amongst 2012’s Top 50 “World’s Most Innovative Companies”. Alcatel-Lucent has also been recognized for innovation in sustainability, being named Industry Group Leader for Technology Hardware & Equipment sector in the 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices review for making global communications more sustainable, affordable and accessible, all in pursuit of the company’s mission to realize the potential of a connected world.
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