New Texas-based exec to join Telstra

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by Rachael Jones

US Telco executive Roy H. Chestnutt is to join Telstra (ASX:TLS) as a non-executive director.

He was most recently Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Verizon Communications and has held leadership positions with other leading firms including Motorola, Grande Communications, Sprint-Nextel and AirTouch.

He served as Chairman and CEO of Texas-based cable and broadband company Grande from 2005 to 2009
He will be based in Texas.

Shares in Telstra (ASX:TLS) are up 0.93% to $3.25
 

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.