Lucent Technologies has appointed Bart Vogel president for Asia Pacific, giving him end-to-end accountability for all wireline and mobility solutions operations in the region.
Prior to this appointment Vogel was Lucent's managing director for Australia and New Zealand and was also the leader of Lucent's Global Business Partner organization in the Asia Pacific.
Vogel has 25 years industry experience and prior to joining Lucent served as managing director of Computer Power Services, an Australian-listed information technology services and software development business.
He was also vice president with AT Kearney and was responsible for Asian IT consulting from 1995 to 1998 after spending nine years as a partner at Deloitte Consulting in Sydney.
Vogel has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) and is a chartered accountant.
Lucent Technologies global sales vice president Bob Warstler announced the appointment and said the company expects huge growth in the Asia Pacific in the next few years.