People: Alcatel Lucent SA (ALU.N)
Mr. Robert Vrij is Executive Vice President in charge of Global Sales and Marketing and Member of the Executive Committee at Alcatel Lucent SA. Most recently, Mr. Vrij was President of the Americas region, overseeing the Company's sales and operations in North America, Central America, and Latin America. He was also head of Alcatel Lucent SA's global strategic alliances, which included Alcatel Lucent SA's alliance with Hewlett Packard in the information technology and telecommunications markets. Previously, Mr. Vrij was President and Chief Executive Officer of Openwave Systems. Prior to that, he was the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing Solutions with Genband Inc., a provider of IP solutions to service providers. He also held senior sales positions with Nextiraone (now Blackbox), a reseller of converged telephony products for the enterprise market. Previously, Mr. Vrij held leadership positions with Lucent Technologies including responsibility for the company’s wireline business in the Europe and Middle East Region. At AT&T he held a number of sales, marketing and management positions with AT&T’s global and regional joint ventures including as Director of Worldwide Voice and Data Services and channel management operations. He has served on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for CTIA (Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association) and as Board Member of CTM (Institute for Communication Technology Management). Mr. Vrij received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from the Southwestern Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas and also received a Masters of Business Administration degree from the St. Thomas University in Houston, Texas.
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