Thierry Locquette will continue to hold the position of EMEAI Wireless (5G) Sales Director
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), an innovative technology company that provides design and validation solutions to connect and secure the world, has appointed Thierry Locquette as country manager France. Mr. Locquette took up his duties in November 2021 and is responsible for increasing Keysight's visibility in all areas of business and continuing the company's growth in France.
Since its inception in 2014, Keysight Technologies has doubled in size through organic growth and numerous acquisitions. The company has undergone a transformation to invest in new markets and expand its portfolio of offerings. In 2021, Keysight grew by 17%, mainly due to the strong development of 5G, semiconductors, autonomous and electric vehicles and research in the field of 6G and quantum computing.
This appointment is part of An ambitious development plan for Keysight in France, to follow the dynamism of the market around deeptech, reindustrialization and innovations of major players in aeronautics, space, defense, semiconductor, automotive, telecommunications and research. To support the company's growth in France and ensure the replacement of retirements, Keysight will open more than 50 positions over the next 5 years.
A graduate of a DUT in Physical Measurements and an Executive MBA from ESSEC with more than thirty years of experience in the field of tests and measurements, Thierry Locquette has an in-depth knowledge of the French market in a highly globalized sector. After 6 years at Climats et Sapratin as Export Sales Manager for Asia, South America and Europe, Thierry Locquette joined Agilent Technologies (formerly Hewlett Packard) in 1999.
He held various positions as Account Manager and Sales Director in Software (EDA EEsof), Service & Support and Wireless. Since 2018, he has led the Wireless (5G) sales team in the EMEAI region where he also worked on the integration of new acquisitions to position the company as a market leader.
"I am honored to have been selected to deploy Keysight Technologies' strategy in France. This appointment represents confirmation of the work done within Agilent Technologies and then Keysight Technologies, to serve our customers, develop our teams and accelerate our growth. In recent years Keysight has continued to expand and I am committed to strengthening our teams in France and supporting our growth," said Thierry Locquette.