UPDATED ON: Tuesday, May 17, 2005
Executive Vice-President and President
From The Globe and Mail
Darren Entwistle, TELUS president and CEO, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Watson as executive vice-president and president of TELUS Consumer Solutions. John is responsible for consumer market growth in B.C. and Alberta by providing innovative and integrated Internet protocol, voice and wireless solutions.
John brings significant experience in client operations, sales solutions and loyalty and retention activities to this role. He was previously executive vice president, Client Operations of TELUS Mobility, a position he also held with Clearnet Communications prior to its acquisition by TELUS. John held executive positions in channel marketing within Clearnet and also has experience in a number of industries including consumer packaged goods, healthcare/OTC products and management consulting.
John holds a Master of Business Administration degree from York University.
TELUS (TSX: T T. NV; NYSE: TU) is the largest telecommunications company in Western Canada and the second largest in the country, with $7.8 billion of annual revenue, 4.8 million network access lines and 4.0 million wireless clients. The company provides clients with a full range of telecommunications products and services including data, voice and wireless services across Canada, utilizing next generation Internet-based technologies. For more information about TELUS, please visit telus.com.