Bell Labs Headed by New Prez

Lucent appoints Bill O'Shea president of Bell Labs, succeeding Arun Netravali

October 15, 2001

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MURRAY HILL, N.J. -- Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU - news) today announced the appointment of Bill O'Shea as President of its research and development arm, Bell Labs, as well as the company's chief technology officer. O'Shea will also continue to serve in his current role of Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Marketing. "Bell Labs is the heart and soul of Lucent Technologies, and is central to Lucent's turnaround," said Lucent Chairman and CEO Henry Schacht. "The partnership between our product and market units and our R&D labs has never been more critical. With these new responsibilities, Bill will be able to couple our marketing and sales efforts with our innovation engine -- the largest R&D investment in our industry -- to drive our strategic agenda." Lucent Technologies Inc.

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