French telecoms giant Alcatel has appointed Klaus Wustrack as
director of press relations. He will report to communications
vice-president Caroline Mille. Wustrack began his career as a journalist
at German technology magazine Markt und Technik. He moved into PR in
1985, joining chip manufacturer Intel before moving to IBM in 1993. In
1997 he joined Alcatel as communications head for the business systems
division. His new global group role covers PR and analyst relations.