ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, announced the appointment of Orange Business Services veteran Pierre Samson as vice president of Sales.
Based in Singapore, Pierre Samson will report to Matthieu Destot, executive vice president, Global Sales and Marketing, ALE.
Pierre Samson has over 12 years of experience in the industry and has held leadership positions as head of the Unified Communication & Collaboration Business Unit for Large Accounts at Orange Business Services.
Most recently, Pierre Samson was chief operating officer and chief sales officer at Lexsi, a cyber security specialist which was acquired by Orange in 2016. Following this acquisition, Pierre was appointed deputy managing director of Orange Cyberdefense.
“APAC is an important market for ALE and Pierre has the experience to help us strengthen and expand our business and presence in the region. With Pierre leading the charge in APAC, ALE will continue to provide customers with innovative solutions that empower them to tap into new opportunities presented by this dynamically growing region,” said Matthieu Destot.
ALE has 830,000 customers worldwide, more than 2200 employees and 2900+ partners who serve over 50 countries.