Telstra Corp. Ltd.

Telstra Corp. Ltd.

Sector: Telephone Communications Except Radiotelephone Region: Australia

: | New Zealand Stock Exchange: TLS | OTC Markets: TLSYY | OTC Markets: TTRAF | ASX: TLS

Similar to: QSC AG, BCE, Inc., AdEPT Telecom Plc

Telstra Corp. Ltd. provides telecommunications and information services in Australia and internationally. The company provides fixed and mobile network infrastructure, broadband access and Internet services, wholesale services and cable distribution services. It offers basic access services, local and long distance telephone calls, broadband access and content services, data and Internet services, and cable distribution services, as well as advertising, search, and information services, pay television, international connectivity, roaming, and 3G network services, as well as management services. The company operates trough its segments: Telstra Consumer, Telstra Business, Telstra Enterprise and Government, Telstra Wholesale, Telstra Operations, Telstra International, Telstra Media Group, TelstraClear. The Telstra Consumer segment offers telecommunication products, services and solutions such as mobiles, fixed and wireless broadband, telephony and pay TV to consumer customers in metropolitan, regional, rural and remote areas of Australia. The Telstra Business segment offers telecommunication products and services, communication solutions, and information and communication technology services to small to medium enterprises. The Telstra Enterprise and Government segment provides network services and applications and integrated voice, data and mobile solutions via Telstra Next Generation Services to enterprise and government customers. The Telstra Wholesale segment provides telecommunication products and services delivered over Telstra networks and associated support systems to non-Telstra branded carriers, carriage service providers and internet service providers. The Telstra Operations segment comprises overall planning, design, engineering and architecture of Telstra networks, technology and information technology and supply and delivery of information technology solutions to support its products, services, customer support functions. Telstra Media Group segment comprises management and growth of the domestic directories and advertising business, including print, voice and digital directories, digital mapping and satellite navigation, digital display advertising and business information services. Telstra International Group segment is responsible for managing Telstra's assets outside Australia and New Zealand. The TelstraClear business segment provides telecommunications services to the New Zealand market. Telstra was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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David I Thodey, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Thodey became Chief Executive Officer and an executive director in May 2009.
Experience: Mr Thodey joined Telstra in April 2001 as Group Managing Director of Telstra Mobiles. He was appointed to the position of Group Managing Director Telstra Enterprise and Government in December 2002 and was responsible for the company's corporate, government and large business customers in Australia, TelstraClear in New Zealand and Telstra's International sales division.
Before joining Telstra, Mr Thodey was Chief Executive Officer of IBM Australia/New Zealand and previously held several senior executive positions in marketing and sales with IBM across Asia Pacific. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and English from Victoria University in New Zealand. Mr Thodey attended the Kellogg Post-Graduate School General Management Program at Northwestern University in Chicago.
Directorships of other listed companies – current:
Directorships of listed companies – past three years:
Current: Chairman of Sensis Pty Ltd (2009 – ). Former: Chairman, TelstraClear New Zealand (2003 – 2009); Chairman, Basketball Australia (2008-2010).
Tony Warren, Group Managing Director - Corporate Affairs
Dr Tony Warren is Group Managing Director of Corporate Affairs at Telstra. He is responsible for Regulatory Affairs; Government Relations; National Broadband Network (NBN) Engagement; External and Internal Communications; the Office of the CEO; and Sustainability. The group has accountability for managing Telstra’s external environment and corporate reputation. Dr Warren is based in Canberra.
Before taking up his current role, Dr Warren was Executive Director of NBN Engagement for Telstra. Working with a dedicated team of experts from across the company, Dr Warren led the negotiations on behalf of Telstra that culminated in an AUD$11 billion deal to secure Telstra’s participation in the Australian Government’s National Broadband Network. From September 2005 to June 2010, Dr Warren was Executive Director Regulatory Affairs for Telstra. In this role, he had primary responsibility for managing Telstra’s regulatory issues and public policy positioning.
Prior to joining Telstra in 2002, Dr Warren was a Director of the Network Economics Consulting Group (NECG). He joined NECG in 1997 and helped build it into Australia’s premier regulatory economics consulting firm, working closely with companies such as Telstra on all economic aspects of regulation, competition policy, trade practices, intellectual property and related issues. During his time at NECG, Dr Warren spent four months on secondment at the Oxford Economic Research Associates in the United Kingdom working on a series of projects.
Before joining NECG, Dr Warren was a post-doctoral fellow in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University, where he led a team of researchers developing methodologies for quantifying barriers to trade and investment in services. This project, which built upon Dr Warren’s PhD dissertation on “The Political Economy of Services Trade and Investment”, allowed, for the first time, the systematic modelling of the economic effects of services liberalisation, including telecommunications.
Andrew Penn, Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Penn is an experienced chief executive and chief financial officer with a career spanning more than 30 years, the past 20 being at AXA Asia Pacific. Andy held a variety of positions at AXA, including Group Chief Executive (2006-2011), Chief Executive Officer for Australia and New Zealand, Group Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive for Asia and spent time based in Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand and Indonesia. Andy played a key role in building AXA’s successful Asian platform which was sold to its parent company in 2011 for $10.4bn.
Prior to joining AXA, Andy worked in London with the P&O Shipping Group in a variety of finance roles.
In addition to his business activities, Andy has contributed widely to not-for-profit and community organisations. He is Life Governor and Foundation Board member of Very Special Kids. He is also a member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Advisory Council, The Big Issue Advisory Group, and an Amy Gillet Foundation Ambassador.
Andy is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, he has an MBA from Kingston University, London and is a Graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

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