Executive Team

Our Executive team has a wealth of experience within Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and the telecoms industry. Read more about them and the expertise they bring.


Jack Chen


As CEO and Board Member of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Jack Chen provides strategic, financial, and operational leadership working with the Executive Management Team and ALE Board of Directors.

He has over 25 years of experience in telecommunications and is a leader with a proven track record of restructuring, transforming and growing the business. His goal is to make Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise an impactful company in the industry, creating value for customers, partners and employees. Before becoming CEO of ALE in 2016, he held several executive roles, including Chief Operating Officer of the Mobile Radio Business Group at Alcatel in Paris, and President of Shanghai Bell Alcatel Mobile Co. Ltd.


Rasheed Mohamad

Global Revenue and Operations Officer

Rasheed is an expert international executive with global leadership experience in business transformation at both strategic and operational levels. As the Global Revenue and Operations Officer at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, he leads the Global Operations, Business Technology, Quality and ESG teams and is accountable for maximizing revenue generation after booking. Rasheed’s success in transforming operations by delivering the highest level of efficiency and excellent customer satisfaction has been recognised by international awards. A clear vision and a results-oriented approach drive Rasheed as he implements key cross-functional initiatives within the company.

As sponsor of the ALE #GoGreen programme, Rasheed is committed to finding new technologies that contribute to protecting our natural capital, building sustainable cities, and limiting global climate change. Rasheed has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and held various management roles in project management, process & budget management, R&D, supply chain, IT/IS and business operations.

Nicolas Brunel

Nicolas Brunel

EVP, Communications Business Division and President of ALE International

As Executive Vice President of the Communications Business Division, Nicolas Brunel leads the strategy and development of digital age communications that enable enterprises to collaborate effectively. Nicolas is also the President of ALE International, the group’s headquarters in France. Since his appointment to this role in March 2019, he has served as company representative, responding to ALE's legal obligations, heading the relationship with employees and Union representatives, as well as promoting the company in France.

Nicolas has vast international experience and is a dynamic public speaker. He is also a member of MEDEF, the leading network of entrepreneurs in France.


Stephan Robineau


Stephan Robineau is a seasoned international business executive and board member with global leadership experience in driving strategic growth and business transformation. His Digital Age Networking vision is to help businesses accelerate their digital transformation and bring superior connectivity to people, things and processes.

Throughout his 20+ years in executive positions in networking, Stephan has delivered growth and innovation to transform organisations and processes for business-driven automation, simplification and quality.

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Moussa Zaghdoud

EVP, Cloud Communications Business Division

Moussa Zaghdoud is the inventor of Rainbow, the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Cloud platform providing Hybrid Collaboration services and CPaaS. As Executive Vice-President of the Cloud Communications Business Division (CCBD), he is responsible for the end-to-end cloud strategy, as well as the solution definition, offer management, and business model definition for the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise cloud offers.

Prior to joining ALE, Moussa founded two startups that provided cloud call center services and artificial intelligence-based predictive routing services to enterprises. Moussa is the Chairman of Sipwise and Advisory Board member in different companies.


Maarten Huntjens

EVP, Human Resources & Real Estate

Maarten Huntjens is the Human Resources (HR) leader for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and heads Real Estate (RE) for the group. Maarten's vision is for his agile team to partner with the company's business leaders around the globe and mirror the company strategy in transforming the organisation.

In his 25+ years working in HR, Maarten gained broad expertise in organisational transformation in complex environments. As Global HR Business Partner in the former Alcatel-Lucent group (now part of Nokia), he supported various business divisions and gained experience in Strategic Industries, Services, Supply Chain, R&D, and Sales & Marketing, amongst other functions.

Marc Blecken

Marc Blecken

EVP, Finance

As Executive Vice President of Finance in Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Marc Blecken manages the company’s finance functions – from controlling to accounting, treasury, tax, reporting, mergers and acquisitions, as well as business office management. He leads ALE’s financial operations with a cooperative and agile approach.

Marc is an enthusiastic leader with over 20 years of international finance experience in leadership roles across Germany, France and the United States. He was instrumental in the setup of ALE as a stand-alone company after the spin-off from Alcatel-Lucent, and has since helped to shape the ALE Finance organization with a focus on digital transformation, addressing customer needs and to support sustainable growth.

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