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UPDATED ON: Friday, July 20, 2001


Rocco Lallone,
Vice President - Marketing, TELUS Client Solutions

From The Globe and Mail


John Chang, President of TELUS Client Solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Goldman as Vice President/General Manager, TELUS National Systems. In this senior management role, Paul brings more than 16 years of experience in the information technology industry, and will be responsible for managing the overall operations of TELUS National Systems as it sells, installs and services a comprehensive portfolio of communications equipment and network offerings that address the data, voice, video and Internet Protocol (IP) needs of businesses throughout Canada. Most recently, Paul founded arQana Technologies Inc. He was responsible for managing the strategic vision of the company and maintaining relationships with key clients and partners.

TELUS National Systems partners with businesses of all sizes as their single-source business communications systems integrator and provider of enterprise network services and advanced applications. Offering everything companies need to operate their mission-critical data and voice networks at peak efficiency, TELUS National Systems' end-to-end network support services include a diverse portfolio of products from all the industry's leading data and voice manufacturers, as well as value-added services, such as consultation, design, installation, configuration, maintenance and comprehensive voice/data managed services.

John Chang, President of TELUS Client Solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Ridgway as Vice President, Sales - Central & Eastern Canada, TELUS Client Solutions. In this senior management role, Brian is responsible for maximizing our sales efforts within Central and Eastern Canada, and ensuring that Client Solutions sustains and builds strong relationships with clients within the large public and private sector enterprises for integrated services. Brian will continue to build sales teams that focus on implementing TELUS growth strategy in Ontario, reinforcing the TELUS presence in the East.

Brian joins TELUS Client Solutions from GE Capital IT Solutions where most recently he served as Executive Vice President, IT Products/Net Solutions. Brian brings a strong and extensive knowledge of the 'solutions business' to TELUS - a business in which TELUS Client Solutions is growing in Central and Eastern Canada. Brian holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Toronto.

John Chang, President of TELUS Client Solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rocco Lallone as Vice President - Marketing, TELUS Client Solutions. In this senior management role, Rocco will be responsible for continuing to build a strong national presence and brand recognition, particularly among the Top 1000 organizations across the country, through the development of integrated solutions consisting of, Internet, data and voice products and services.

Rocco brings solid leadership and numerous years of professional experience to his new role with the TELUS team. Rocco joined TELUS in January 2000, in the capacity of Assistant Vice President, Product Marketing. Prior to that, he held numerous senior positions within Bell Canada and its group of companies.

TELUS Client Solutions brings customized data, Internet Protocol (IP), information technology, and wireless solutions to large corporate and public sector customers. It focuses on delivering integrated solutions that provide value to large/national customers by improving their financial performance and competitiveness. Client Solutions has more than 3,800 team members across Canada.

TELUS Corporation (Common Non-Voting Shares TSE: T.A; NYSE: TU/Common Voting Shares TSE: T) is one of Canada's leading telecommunications companies, providing a full range of telecommunications products and services that connect Canadians to the world. The company is the leading service provider in Western Canada and provides voice, data, Internet and wireless services to Central and Eastern Canada.


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