Alcatel-Lucent names Bana as VP R&D for India
By siliconindia | Tuesday, 01 September 2009, 10:13 Hrs
Bangalore: Alcatel-Lucent has named Subhash Bana as Vice President (VP) R&D for India. He will be responsible for driving excellence in engineering performance across the carrier and applications software activities, including best-in-class R&D service delivery, quality and innovation enhancing support to the Indian customers. Bana will also communicate with the business divisions to develop and execute products and solutions for emerging markets. "I'm confident that under Subhash's drive, R&D will play a key role in consolidating Alcatel-Lucent's position in India. His research experience and knowledge of the industry will be a significant asset to the company," said Vivek Mohan, Managing Director of Alcatel-Lucent India. Bana brings with him over 24 years of experience in the defense, telecom, media and entertainment markets. Prior to his appointment, he was Vice President of Thomson's operations in India and Sri Lanka. He holds a Graduate degree from National Institute of Technology, Warangal and completed his Post Graduation in Management from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon.