Geneva, Switzerland, 26 August 2010 – The Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum has elected Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries, India; Ben J. Verwaayen, Chief Executive Officer, Alcatel-Lucent, France; and Zhu Min, Special Adviser, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC, and a former Deputy Governor, People’s Bank of China , People’s Republic of China, to the board.

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Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is the trusted transformation partner of service providers, enterprises, strategic industries such as defense, energy, healthcare, transportation, and governments worldwide, providing solutions to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. A leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP and optics technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent leverages the unrivalled technical and scientific expertise of Bell Labs, one of the largest innovation powerhouses in the communications industry. With operations in more than 130 countries and the most experienced global services organization in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with a global reach. Alcatel-Lucent achieved revenues of Euro 15.2 billion in 2009 and is incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com, read the latest posts on the Alcatel-Lucent blog http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/blog and follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Alcatel_Lucent.