Paul Tufano, Alcatel-Lucent

Paul Tufano has been appointed as COO at Alcatel-Lucent with worldwide responsibility for supply chain, procurement, and the enterprise, strategic industries and submarines businesses.

He takes the new role on January 1, on top of his current responsibilities as CFO at the company.

Before joining Alcatel-Lucent, Tufano served at Solectron Corporation, taking the roles of EVP and CFO from January 2006 to October 2007 and interim CEO from February 2007 to October 2007.

Tufano’s other previous positions include president and CEO at Maxtor Corporation from February 2003 to November 2004, as well as EVP and COO at the company from April 2001, and CFO from July 1996.