Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Darren Entwistle, TELUS president and CEO, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eros Spadotto as Executive Vice-President, Technology Strategy. Leading the creation and execution of TELUS' integrated wireline and wireless technology strategy, Eros is responsible for determining TELUS' overall technology direction, and implementing new technologies and services, such as TELUS TV and CDMA wireless broadband services. He also leads a team responsible for designing the converged network for TELUS.
Eros' distinguished career in telecommunications includes five years as Executive Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer of TELUS Mobility. In that role, he successfully integrated TELUS Mobility's network operations after TELUS' acquisition of Clearnet Communications in 2000. Prior to that role, he held several senior leadership positions at Clearnet, including Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer, leading the team that built both national iDEN (Mike) and PCS networks.
Eros holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Electrical Engineering) from the University of Windsor and a Master of Business Administration from Richard Ivey School of Business.
TELUS (TSX: T, T.NV; NYSE: TU) is the largest telecommunications company in Western Canada and the second largest in the country, with $8.0 billion of annual revenue, 4.7 million network access lines and 4.3 million wireless customers. The company provides customers 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 www.telus.com.
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