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Gérard Le Bihan to manage Alcatel-Lucent in Lannion, France


Paris, January 3, 2007 - Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that Gérard Le Bihan will lead the Alcatel-Lucent site in Lannion (France), replacing Nicolas Le-Guennec. He will also keep its operational functions in Alcatel-Lucent convergence activities.

Nicolas Le-Guennec, who has lead the legacy Alcatel site in Lannion since 2002, is becoming responsible for the global real estate portfolio of Alcatel-Lucent within the nine Regional Units established in Europe & South (Central & Latin America, France, Iberia, Italy, Middle-East, Africa, South Asia, South East Europe).

Gérard Le Bihan joined Alcatel in 1981, and made his career there. Between 1981 and 2001, he managed different technical functions, especially in the ATM environment. In 2002, he joined the Mobile communications activities as Project director for new product and network integration focusing on IMS development. Since 2004, he was Senior architect in charge of the portfolio renovation for both the circuit and data product lines. Gérard Le Bihan has an engineer degree of ENST Brest (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Télécommunications). He is currently 48 years old.

About Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprises and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. As a leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications, and services, Alcatel-Lucent offers the end-to-end solutions that enable compelling communications services for people at home, at work and on the move. With 79,000 employees and operations in more than 130 countries, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The company has the most experienced global services team in the industry, and one of the largest research, technology and innovation organizations in the telecommunications industry. Alcatel-Lucent achieved proforma combined revenues of Euro 18.6 billion in 2005, and is incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. [All figures exclude impact of activities to be transferred to Thales]. For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet:

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