Alf Henryk Wulf (49) is a graduate of the Technical University of Munich (Technische Universität München) and holds an MBA from EM Lyon Business School. He has spent his entire career at Alcatel-Lucent, where he began working in 1991. He was appointed Sales Director for Germany, North and West regions in 1996, and became Key Account Manager Deutsche Telekom AG in 1997. In 2002, he served as Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. In 2003, he became a member of the board of Alcatel SEL AG and was made Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales responsible for Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Central and Eastern Europe, and Russia. He became Deputy Chairman in 2006 and Chairman of the Management Board of Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG in 2009. As of 1 April 2012, Alf Henryk Wulf joined Alstom as CEO of the Alstom Germany Management Board.