UPDATED ON: Thursday, May 27, 2010
Chief Commercial Officer
From The Globe and Mail
Team TELUS congratulates Joe Natale.
Darren Entwistle, TELUS President and Chief Executive Officer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Natale to the position of Chief Commercial Officer.
Joe leads the TELUS Customer Solutions team, a team of over 20,000 responsible for providing innovative communications, information and entertainment solutions for customers at home, at work and on the go. His team serves the needs of Canadians for wireless voice and data services, home Internet, television, as well as communications, data network and IT solutions for businesses. Joe also supports our TELUS International business.
Since joining TELUS in 2003, Joe most recently served as President of Consumer Solutions. Prior to this role, he was President, Business Solutions, leading a team responsible for providing integrated telecommunications and information technology solutions to private and public sector business customers across Canada and internationally.
Joe received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo. An enthusiastic supporter of our communities, Joe is a member of the board of directors of the Royal Conservatory of Music and Soulpepper Theatre. He has been a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Waterloo on the topic of entrepreneurship, and a past recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award.
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $9.6 billion of annual revenue and 11.9 million customer connections, including 6.6 million wireless subscribers, 3.9 million wireline network access lines and 1.2 million Internet subscribers and 200,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video.
In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed $158 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations, and volunteered 3.1 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Nine TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead TELUS' local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition.
For more information about TELUS, please visit www.telus.com.