Tuesday, June 17, 2003
Darren Entwistle, TELUS President and CEO, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Natale as President of TELUS Client Solutions and Executive Vice-President of TELUS. Joe leads a team of 2,100 professionals who provide integrated communications solutions to large private and public sector organizations in Canada. TELUS' solutions include the design and delivery of customized e-business, IT, data and wireless service solutions. Based in Toronto, Joe will also be responsible for progressing TELUS' strong presence in Central Canada.
Joe will lead TELUS' Client Solutions team in executing the national sales strategy for corporate and public sector clients and drive the continuous enhancement of relationships with clients and partners to build TELUS' presence in the national marketplace.
Prior to joining TELUS, Joe was the country leader for Canada and global leader for the automotive and transportation markets at BearingPoint Inc. (formerly KPMG Consulting). Joe was also president and co-founder of Piller Natale & Oh Management Consultants Inc. In 16 years of management consulting and entrepreneurial experience, he generated significant and sustained revenue growth and built productive relationships with many leading companies.
Joe holds a bachelor of applied science (honours) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo and is a director of Livingston International Inc. He is also actively involved in United Way and other charitable community initiatives.
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 25,000 employees. The company provides clients with a full range of telecommunications products and services including data, Internet Protocol, voice and TELUS Mobility wireless services across Canada. TELUS is the premier founding supporter of Canada's bid to host the 2010 Winter Games. For more information about TELUS, visit telus.com.
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