Ben Verwaayen accepts Alcatel Lucent challenge

The former chief of UK incumbent telecom operator BT, Ben Verwaayen, will take the post vacated by Patricia Russo as CEO of struggling Franco-US comms vendor Alcatel Lucent in October. Also announced Tuesday, high ranking French business leader Philippe Camus will replace Serge Tchuruk as the company’s non-executive Chairman. Verwaayen has an impressive CV. He […]

Verwaayen says farewell to BT

UK incumbent BT said goodbye to chief executive Ben Verwaayen on Thursday, as the company reported an 18 per cent year on year drop in profit for the period to the end of March. Verwaayen, who finishes a six year tenure this month, said that quarterly profit after leavers expenses and specific items came in […]