Telstra announced that Group Managing Director(GMD) of Telstra Business, Will Irving will be replacing Stuart Lee as Group Executive for Telstra Wholesale who will be stepping down after almost 45 years of continuous service with the organization.
Irving, 47, has led Telstra’s small and medium business group since 2011, prior to which he was Telstra’s Group General Counsel and a key member of the T3 privatisation and National Broadband Network negotiation teams. As GMD of Telstra Business, Irving was responsible for Telstra’s relationships with more than one million Australian small and medium sized enterprises, as well as managing acquisitions in intelligent monitoring, video analytics and e-commerce, said Telstra in a statement.
Telstra Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Penn
Stuart has been an amazing executive for Telstra. Telstra Wholesale has substantially improved customer focus under Stuart’s leadership while returning to growth after years of decline. He is widely respected for his courage, values and getting things done.