UPDATED ON: Tuesday, August 10, 2004
Executive Vice President and President, TELUS Partner Solutions
From The Globe and Mail
Darren Entwistle, TELUS President and CEO, is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Radford as Executive Vice President and President, TELUS Partner Solutions.
Based in Calgary, Karen will lead the Partner Solutions team in creating and executing key strategies to drive revenue growth. Karen's new position will allow her to showcase her proven abilities in building customer relationships, providing value to Canadian, American and global service providers. She will also be responsible for securing national and international off-net requirements to facilitate TELUS growth and market expansion.
Since joining TELUS in 1998, Karen has delivered exceptional results in customer care and operations. She advances to the position of President from her current role as Vice President, National Service Fulfillment. Prior to that, Karen was instrumental in the success of TELUS' national expansion into Ontario and Quebec as Vice President, Customer Care.
Karen began her telecommunications career at NBTel, now Aliant, where she honed her skills in marketing, sales, information solutions and operations. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from Dalhousie University as well as a Bachelor of Science from Mount Allison University. Consistent with TELUS values, Karen is keenly committed to her local community, engaged with youth leadership organizations and is an active speaker on strategic leadership.
TELUS ( TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is the largest telecommunications company in Western Canada and the second largest in the country, with more than $7 billion of annual revenue, 4.8 million network access lines and 3.5 million wireless subscribers. The company provides subscribers with a full range of telecommunications products and services including data, voice and wireless services across Canada, utilizing next generation Internet-based technologies. TELUS was a premier founding supporter of the successful bid to bring the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to Canada. For more information about TELUS, please visit www.telus.com.