• Luncheon with Ben Verwaayen, CEO, Alcatel-Lucent

    June 30 2010, 12:30 - 12:30
    Location: Cercle de l’Union Interalliée 33, rue du Faubourg St-Honoré, Paris 75008

    We are pleased to invite our members and their guests to a Luncheon with Ben Verwaayen CEO of Alcatel-Lucent

    Ben Verwaayen was appointed chief executive officer of Alcatel-Lucent in September 2008, succeeding Patricia Russo. With over 30 years of experience in the communications industry, Ben is a key actor in the major role that industry needs to play in tackling the world’s climate-change challenge. At Alcatel-Lucent he has concentrated on lowering carbon emissions and achieving eco-stability. At the World Economic Forum in Davos and at the 2009 Copenhagen climate conference, he has advocated actively on behalf of a low-carbon economy as a fundamental driver of innovation. At Alcatel-Lucent he is committed to developing low-carbon communications technologies and reducing carbon footprints.
    A Dutch national, Ben holds a Master's in law and international politics from the State University of Utrecht. He chairs the Confederation of British Industry’s Climate Change Board and participates actively in World Economic Forum conferences. An officer of the Orange Order-Nassau in the Netherlands and an Honorary Knight of the British Empire, he has also received the medal of Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur from France.
    Our guest will speak in English on the topic, “New Bridges”

    Wednesday, June 30, 2010, 12:30  the Cercle de l’Union Interalliée 33, rue du Faubourg St-Honoré, Paris 75008
    Participation:  AmCham and American Club Members: €52 , Guests: €62. Online payment:

    Refund will be made only prior to the deadline of Friday, June 25, 2010, at 16h30
    One check per event — Reservation on payment — Cash payment not accepted.
    American Club of Paris, 34 avenue de New York, 75116 Paris   Tel: +33/1 4723-6436 — Fax: +33/1 4723-6601


    To reserve, please detach the stub on the invitation below and return it to The American Club of Paris (34 avenue de New York 75116 Paris