VANCOVER, BC, Oct 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TELUS announced today that François Graton, TELUS Executive Vice President and President of TELUS Health and TELUS Agriculture Group, will step down from his current position at the end of the year to take on the role of non-president. Executive Board of TELUS Health and TELUS Agriculture. During his 20 years in senior leadership positions at TELUS, François has combined his passion for technology with his talent for creating innovative solutions for business and the general public to ensure growth in important areas of our business. François has contributed significantly to the strength and penetration of TELUS Health and TELUS Agriculture, two entities with strong financial and operational results with tremendous growth prospects, in Canada and elsewhere in the world. The successful candidates for the presidency of TELUS Health and TELUS Agriculture will be confirmed in the coming weeks.
“I would like to express my deepest gratitude to François Graton for his many, important and strategic contributions over the past twenty years to TELUS, including nearly seven years as a full member of senior management,” said Darren Entwistle, President and CEO of TELUS. . François’ career at TELUS has been marked by his committed leadership and passion for his work, his team and the communities in which he operates. François has been instrumental in pursuing our diversified and proven growth strategy, and will be able to continue to use his expertise when he serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of TELUS Health and TELUS Agriculture. “
“It is with honor and humility that I have been able to work for 20 years alongside the most creative people in the sector,” says François Graton. From top management to frontline workers, the members of the TELUS team are some of the most creative, bright and resilient people I know. Whether it is communication in healthcare, agriculture or communications, the design that the team uses for the latest technology to create a better world has inspired me throughout my career at TELUS. It would be my pleasure to be the Chairman of the Board of Directors of TELUS Health and TELUS Agriculture. “
TELUS (TSX:T, NYSE:TU) is a dynamic and world-leading communications technology company, with annual revenues of $16 billion and 16 million customer connections for its mobile, voice, data, and IP services. Television, video, entertainment and security services. We use our advanced technology and compassion to achieve remarkable human benefits. We have always put customers first. This focus is reflected in all areas of our activity, which has enabled us to become undeniable leaders in customer loyalty and service. In 2020, TELUS’ mobile network was recognized as the fastest in the world, underscoring our commitment to providing Canadians with superior technologies that connect us to the people, resources and information that make our lives better. TELUS Health is Canada’s leading digital health technology company. It improves access to health and wellness services, and revolutionizes the flow of medical data across the continuum of care. TELUS Agriculture provides innovative digital solutions to players in the agricultural value chain. Improves food production by focusing on better operations and using data from agribusiness. TELUS International (TSX and NYSE: TIXT) is an innovator in the digital customer experience space. It provides next-generation content management and AI solutions to global companies in technology, gaming, e-commerce, financial technology, telecommunications, media, healthcare, travel and accommodation. TELUS and TELUS International operate in more than 25 countries. Together, let’s create a better future.
True to the company’s deeply held community philosophy “We Deliver Where We Live” and its social call to connect all citizens with a passion to make the world a better place, TELUS team members, current and retired, have offered more than $820 million and 1.6 million days of community volunteering since 2000 The unparalleled generosity of the team members and their incredible volunteer work have made TELUS the most generous company in the world.
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