March 29, 1962 |
|Education||École polytechnique, Télécom ParisTech, Paris Dauphine University|
|Employer||France Telecom (2003-2006)
Alcatel-Lucent (April 2013-present)
He attended the Lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris, then graduated from l'École polytechnique in 1983, Télécom ParisTech, Paris Dauphine University and Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (Cnam).
On February 22, 2013, the Alcatel-Lucent board of directors appointed Michel Combes as the company’s CEO, succeeding Ben Verwaayen (effective April 1). On June 19, 2013, Combes announced plans to focus Alcatel-Lucent's operations on networking products and high-speed broadband in order to cut costs by 1 billion euros by 2015.
He has two children.