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UPDATED ON: Tuesday, January 20, 2004


Shawn Thomas,
Vice-President, Communications, Based in Vancouver

From The Globe and Mail


Shawn Thomas

Chris Carty, executive vice-president, corporate strategy and chief marketing officer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shawn Thomas as vice-president, communications. Based in Vancouver, Shawn will be responsible for developing and implementing best-in-class communications activities and relationships with TELUS employees, the media and other key stakeholders across Canada.

Shawn brings to TELUS extensive communications and public affairs experience. Most recently, he was senior vice-president of marketing, communications and public affairs with BC Hydro. Previously, Shawn served in senior and executive communications positions throughout the BC Government. Shawn holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Victoria and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Studies from Queen's University.

TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is the largest telecommunications company in Western Canada and the second largest in the country, with over $7 billion of annual revenue, 4.9 million network access lines and 3.3 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-protocol-based network technologies. TELUS was a premier founding supporter of the successful bid to bring the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to Canada. For more information about TELUS, please visit


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