Jean Raby served as a Partner and Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs until the end of 2012. In this position, he built relationships and provided strategic and corporate finance advice to clients across multiple industry sectors, including in telecom and information technologies. Previously, he worked as an associate attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell from 1989 to 1996. Jean Raby was born and raised in Canada. He holds a LLB from the Université Laval in Quebec City, a MPhil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge in the UK and a LLM from the Harvard Law School. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1988.
Michel Combes said: “I am delighted to welcome Jean to the Alcatel-Lucent team at this particularly significant and important moment for the Group. His extensive knowledge of the industry and his deep understanding of global financial markets in the widest sense will be of great value as we drive ahead with the implementation of the Shift Plan announced in June and in particular our objectives to reach €1 billion of selective asset sales, €2 billion of debt refinancing and €2 billion of debt reduction before the end of 2015”.
Michel Combes added: “The appointments of Philippe Guillemot as Chief Operations Officer in June and now Jean Raby as Chief Financial & Legal Officer bring first class outside experience and fresh perspectives that will enable us to better capitalise on the outstanding knowledge and skills already present across the Alcatel-Lucent group.”
About Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU)
The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator in the field of networking and communications technology, products and services. The company is home to Bell Labs, one of the world’s foremost research centers, responsible for breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry.
Alcatel-Lucent innovations are regularly recognized by international institutions for their positive impact on society. In 2012 and for the second year running, Alcatel-Lucent was named one of the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators, recognition for the company’s continued addition to its world-class patent portfolio, one of the largest in the telecom industry. Alcatel-Lucent has also been recognized for its sustainability performance. In 2012 the company was ranked Technology Supersector Leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Through its innovations, Alcatel-Lucent is making communications more sustainable, more affordable and more accessible as we pursue our mission of Realizing the Potential of a Connected World.
With operations throughout the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 14.4 billion in 2012 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.
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