UPDATED ON: Tuesday, May 21, 2002
Christopher B. Carty,
Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Chief Marketing Officer
From The Globe and Mail
Darren Entwistle, President and CEO of TELUS Corporation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher B. Carty as Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Chief Marketing Officer.
In his Corporate Strategy role, Chris will champion the evolution and integration of TELUS business strategies. He will lead business development and will be instrumental in forecasting market trends, performing new business and market assessments and identifying emerging capabilities.
As Chief Marketing Officer, Chris will provide the leadership required to ensure that our strategy of delivering integrated data, internet and wireless solutions is effectively presented to our customers. To do this, he will oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive marketing plan that coordinates TELUS’ products and services into unique, competitively priced customer solutions that are supported by a unified advertising and sales effort.
Chris has extensive telecommunications experience in the areas of finance, business development, strategy and operations. His telecommunications industry background includes work in cable television, voice and data telephony, and wireless communications. Chris has held executive positions with AT&T in the U.S., Bell Cablemedia in England, Bell Canada International, and Bell Canada Enterprises. Chris holds a Masters of Business Administration from McGill University and a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.
TELUS Corporation (TSE: T, T.A.; NYSE: TU) is one of Canada’s leading telecommunications companies providing a full range of products and services that connect Canadians to the world. The company is the leading service provider in Western Canada and provides data, Internet Protocol, voice and wireless services to Central and Eastern Canada.